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West #Bengal Assembly rules out #NRC 👏👏
Only a handful of BJP members opposed the resolution.
It was pointed out that Gorkhas had voted overwhelmingly for the BJP in Darejeeling hills, and one lakh Gorkha people have been excluded from the NRC. thehindu.com/news/national/…
During the debate, members, supporting the resolution that had called the exercise “inhuman and autocratic”, made repeated references to the partition of Bengal and the influx of refugees from Bangladesh. They said the exercise was “anti-Bengali” #TMC #NRC
Leader of the Left Legislature Party Sujan Chakraborty said the #NRC was not against Muslims or those who had come from the other side of Bengal but against the poor people who had no access to documents. #CPM
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Details of zafar khan mosque, tribeni West Bengal. This was a vishnu temple in past but converted to mosque in 1298 CE and named it to zafar khan ghazi dargah. Note a temple pillars with anuprastha inside the tomb
#ReclaimTemples
#SaveTemples
Zafar khan Ghazi Dargah, sanskrit inscriptions, descriptions of scenes from the Hindu epic Ramayana, and stories from the life of Krishna can be seen inside the western chamber of temple cum mosque.
#ReclaimTemples
#SaveTemples
Zafar khan dargah, WB
See idols hidden by bricks in the dargah. Hundreds of temple traces can be seen everywhere which was captured by khilji's muslim armied in 1298 AD.
#reclaimtemples
#SaveTemples
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#Samosa ,a very popular dish in India was actually originated in middle East.
Abolfazl Beyhaqi (995-1077) an #Iranian historian mentioned it in his book" Tarikh-e Beyhaghi"
It was introduced to the #Indian subcontinent in the 13th or 14th century by traders from #CentralAsia.
#Samosa A dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced #potatoes, onions, peas, or lentils.
It may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes, depending on the region.
The #Indian style, often accompanied by a chutney, is probably the most widely-known
The word #Samosa
(Hindi
समोसा /Urdu سموسہ )
can be traced to the #persian #sanbosag ( سنبوساگ)
The #pastry's name in other countries can also derive from this root, such as the crescent-shaped #Sanbusak or sanbusaj in the #Arab world. Or
"#Sambosa" in #Afghanistan
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#Kolkata PORT reaches a new record number in cargo traffic.
3rd highest growth rate among all major ports in the country.

@Truth_of_WB @RitabrataBanerj

bit.ly/2vMSl13
As #Bengal economy goes on a drastic upward trajectory,
#Kolkata Airport doubles passenger count in 4 years to reach 2 crore number.
Shows highest flyer growth rate among major airports.
@Truth_of_WB @RitabrataBanerj @sarkar_swati
bit.ly/2KSSFyR
#Bengal tops the country in small savings collection beating Gujrat and Maharashtra.
Rural Bengal savings much more than urban Bengal.

Affluence reaching every corner of state with growing economy .

@Truth_of_WB @GargaC @sarkar_swati
bit.ly/2Fi6Glz
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