Addressing a press convention right here, Bachchan mentioned nobody “had been successful in intimidating and threatening Bengalis”.
The actor-turned-politician mentioned she had come to the state to increase assist to Trinamool Congress within the West Bengal elections on behalf of her get together.
“My name was earlier Jaya Bhaduri. My father is Tarun Kumar Bhaduri. We are migrant Bengalis. My party leader Akhilesh Yadav has asked me to come here to give my support to TMC. I have the utmost love and respect for Mamataji, a single woman fighting against all atrocities,” she mentioned.
“She is a single woman fighting against all atrocities. Head broken, leg broken, but they have not been able to break her heart and her brain, and her determination to move ahead and make Bengal the best in the world,” she added.
The Samajwadi Party MP was felicitated by different TMC leaders together with Dola Sen throughout the presser.
“Do not hijack my religion from me. Do not hijack my democracy and my democratic rights from me and when I say me, I represent all the people. And that is why I am here because Mamata Banerjee is fighting, struggling, a single lady, to preserve the democratic right of every individual of Bengal and Bengal thinks and does much before the rest of the country,” Bachchan mentioned.
Reciting a poem by Rabindranath Tagore, she expressed confidence in Mamata Banerjee’s capacity to herald growth within the state.
Jaya Bachchan’s press convention got here a day earlier than the third spherical of meeting polls within the state.
The polls are witnessing a fierce contest between the ruling Trinamool Congress, the BJP and Sanjuka Morcha comprising Left events, Congress and ISF.
Counting of votes will happen on May 2 after an eight-phased ballot within the state. (ANI)