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Kolkata, Jan 16 (PTI) A hoarding with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s picture was found defaced inside the Jadavpur University campus here triggering condemnation by the vice chancellor and the state education minister.

The hoarding had been put up by the Trinamool Congress -affiliated teaching and non-teaching staff wing of the university thanking the chief minister for announcing Rs 100 crore grant for JU recently.

There were scribbles in black ink mocking the message in the hoarding that was discovered on Sunday.

Vice Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das said, the defacement was very unfortunate and the Executive Council has already taken up the issue with the students and faculty.

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KOLKATA, 6 DECEMBER 2017:  Targeting the BJP on the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said divisive politics that began 25 years ago is still continuing and religion cannot be an election issue or the agenda of a government.

She also hit out at the BJP over its accusations against her government of pursuing politics of appeasement and said that West Bengal has nearly 31 per cent Muslim population.

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