Condemning the terror attacks in Paris and Beirut, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday described terrorism as the world’s biggest enemy.
“Innocent lives lost in Paris and Beirut. Terrorism is the world’s biggest enemy. Condolences to the families of innocents killed,” Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress chairperson, said on Twitter.
While at least 153 people were killed in the French capital as terrorists carried out a bloody Mumbai-style multiple terror attacks on Friday, the attack on Thursday in Beirut, left at least 43 dead and 240 others injured.
The CM who was present at the inauguration of the 21st edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival, again condemned the terror attacks in Paris and mourned the loss of lives. In the beginning of the inauguration ceremony, a one-minute silence was observed in memory of those who lost their lives in the attack. In other news Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate Jagaddhatri Puja pandals in Chandernagar like every year on November 17.
The district police have taken necessary measures to maintain law and order on that day. The Chief Minister is scheduled to reach Chandernagar on November 17 in the afternoon, where she will spend two hours. She will then visit Babughat for Chhat Puja celebrations. The Chief Minister is slated to visit Arambagh on November 24 where she will inaugurate several new projects for the district.