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Tripura minister wades into controversy, compares Biplab Deb with Vivekananda

By way of PTI

AGARTALA: Tripura’s Schooling Minister Ratan Lal Nath, discovered himself in the middle of an argument when he equated Swami Vivekananda with former Leader Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Nath who has previous courted controversy with remarks over organ harvesting, whilst mentioning that fab leaders like Subhas Bose, poet laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi have been born within the nation, additionally termed it “fortunate” that Deb was once born in Tripura.

“Those that have been on the helm of the state affairs had failed us to dare dream. The one one that taught us to dream is Biplab (Kumar) Deb and lots of of (his) desires he has fulfilled”, he mentioned at a serve as in Kamalpur The town Corridor in Dhalai district on Friday.

“Every so often some nice leaders have been born in our nation and on the planet like Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Kabriguru Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda and Einstein. In each position each (nice) particular person is not born”, he mentioned, including that “we’re fortunate sufficient that an individual like Biplab Deb was once born in our state.”

“The way in which Swamiji taught us to dream and satisfy desires, Biplab Deb additionally did it through taking a number of steps and carried out them,” the minister claimed.

“Individuals who have little wisdom concerning the nation’s tradition, custom and etiquette are operating the scenario. The way in which he (Nath) equated the previous CM Biplab Deb with one of the vital nation’s nice sons, quantities to appearing disrespect,” Trinamool Congress state president Subal Bhowmik advised PTI.

On being requested concerning the birthday party’s stand at the Schooling Minister’s remark, BJP leader spokesperson, Subrata Chakaborty on Saturday responded, “I’ve now not noticed the video pictures. Extra so, it was once his non-public remark to which the birthday party has not anything to mention”.

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