‘Bengalis love…’ Mamta seeks permission from Center to cultivate opium in West Bengal

‘Bengalis love…’ Mamta seeks permission from Center to cultivate opium in West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday (March 10) that she has written a letter to the Center on Poppy Cultivation and (Opium) cultivation in the state. Cultivation of) has been requested to be allowed. The CM told that by doing this, the people of the state will be able to enjoy the delicacies prepared from poppy seeds.

Mamta Banerjee said in the assembly that ‘Posto’ Or poppy is expensive because it is cultivated only in a few states. He said, “Bengalis like Posto. Why should it be cultivated in only four states? Why won’t it be cultivated in West Bengal, when it is on our “menu” every day? is in?”

Let us from other states… – Mamata Banerjee

CM Banerjee said, “Why do we have to buy poppy seeds from other states at higher prices? Why won’t West Bengal get permission to cultivate poppy here? I will ask the members of the opposition to write a letter to the Center on this.” The Chief Minister said that not all poppy seeds are drugs.

All poppy seeds are not drugs… CM Mamta Banerjee claimed

CM Banerjee said, "We have said that we will cultivate it in agricultural farms, we have many such farms. If we can grow poppy seeds in our state, we will get them at Rs.100 (per kg) instead of Rs.1,000. He claimed that all poppy seeds are not drugs." Actually, CM Banerjee was speaking on the budget discussion related to Food and Supplies Department. 

Mamta Banerjee further said, "Our farmers are now earning better. They are earning four times now. Our scientists have done the research work. I had given him the idea of ​​poppy cultivation. Politically, some people think I am an idiot."

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