Wednesday, October 13, 2010


The Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee is in the middle of a controversy once again over featuring in a railway advertisemetn offering namaz.
A railway advertisement with her picture in a hizab offering Namaz has been published in various newspapers.
The advertisement is about some railway projects inauguration in West Bengal where in Mamta offers these projects as gifts to the public on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
BJP and CPM have slammed Banerjee for misusing public money and exploiting religious sentiments for political benefits.
Meanwhile, this is the second advertisement goof up by Railways. Earlier in March 2010, an advertisement by Eastern Railways showed the national capital in Pakistan and Kolkata in Bay of Bengal.
The advertisement was regarding inauguration of luxury tourist train 'Maharaja's Express' by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee from Kolkata.


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