Opinion | Plagiarism of Mahua Moitra’s words for West Bengal’s benefit4 min read 07 Jul 2019, 08:25 PM IST
All the points on 'fascism' that the Trinamool MP made fit her own state government perfectly
Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha member Mahua Moitra has gained national fame with her maiden speech in Parliament, quoting from a poster that was once sold at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum gift shop (it was never an exhibit, as Moitra believes), listing 12 “early warning signs of Fascism". She used seven, linking them to the Modi government. Overnight, she became the new star left-liberals were looking for, bereft after the downfall of Kanhaiya Kumar, et al.