Bengal CM rakes up vandalisation of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s bust, blames ‘outsiders’

A breasts of Vidyasagar ended up being vandalised in a Kolkata college within a Lok Sabha election rally led by then BJP president Amit Shah in might just last year. The TMC plus the BJP blamed one another when it comes to event.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday paid tributes to Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a nineteenth century personal reformer, on their bicentenary birth anniversary, and seized the celebration hitting aside at “certain outsiders” for vandalising a breasts associated with the polymath year that is last.

“Remembering great personal reformer & educationist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar on his 200th delivery anniversary. He had been a pioneer for Bangla language & drafted primer Barnaparichay. Also called ‘Dayar Sagar’, he fought for widow remarriage, forbidding kid relationship & polygamy,” she tweeted.

“Vidyasagar really represents the pleasure of Bengal & functions as an determination to us till day.

Their breasts ended up being sadly desecrated in 2019 by particular outsiders, which just reveals their particular neglect for Bengal’s history. However, their teachings tend to be profoundly inculcated inside our values,” she said an additional tweet.

A breasts of Vidyasagar ended up being vandalised at a Kolkata university during a Lok Sabha election rally led by then BJP president Amit Shah in might a year ago. The TMC additionally the BJP blamed one another when it comes to event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi guaranteed to set up a grand statue of Vidyasagar during the spot that is same. The minister that is chief however, took a march over him and revealed a unique breasts within 30 days associated with event.

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar called Vidyasagar one of the best reformers of them all. “Today marks the 200th delivery anniversary of belated Sanskrit scholar, blogger, educationist, personal reformer and philanthropist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. He had been one of the biggest reformers of all of the times. Their efforts into the upliftment & betterment regarding the society is immense,” he tweeted. Contacting Banerjee, he said “we need to strengthen the democratic fabric” by using the beliefs of Vidyasagar.

Created in 1820 at Birsingha town in Medinipur, Vidyasagar is well regarded for their social reform moves within the mid-19th century. He worked for emancipation of females making considerable efforts to streamline and modernise Bengali language.

TMC secretary-general and knowledge Minister Partha Chatterjee on said people would never forget the desecration of the bust saturday. “We won’t ever forget just just how from the eve associated with the birth that is bi-centenary parties of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a governmental celebration, driven by religion-based politics, tore along the statue for the educationist and social reformer of Bengal by storming a college,” he said at a digital programme held by their division to mark the occasion.

He alleged that the “forces” which had desecrated the breasts proceeded to demolish the pleasure, culture and heritage of Bengal.

“They like to erase the brands of Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Madhusudan Dutt and Kazi Nazrul Islam through the History books. But could they hit the names off of

luminaries, can they generate us forget the wealthy contribution of Bengali culture in this manner? They can’t,” he said.

Chatterjee indicated their dismay that Bengali had not been contained in the range of ancient languages within the brand brand New Education plan.

“Can you suppose? Can Tagore, whose two tracks will be the nationwide anthems of two nations, be ignored in this manner when it comes to generation that is next? Can they generate unimportant the literary works of Sirshendu Mukherjee, Joy Goswami and Abul Basar?” he requested.

BJP frontrunner and MP Locket Chatterjee said, “Vidyasagar fought when it comes to freedom and empowerment of females. In western Bengal, females have neither safety nor freedom. You want to develop this kind of federal government in 2021 that may make sure the protection to ladies.”

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