Kolkata: Some are saucy, some cheesy and some spirited. Slogans galore are being churned out by political parties in West Bengal in the hope of catching the voter's imagination ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
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"Hate boma, mukhe prem, Eer nam CPI-M (Bomb in hand, love on lips, this is the CPI-M)," says one by the Trinamool Congress. The CPI-M or Communist Party of India-Marxist has one to counter that: "Unnoyonke bhot din/Abarodh aar nairajyake noy/bechhe nin, kara mitra, kara shatru". (Vote for development, not for blockades and anarchy, choose who is your friend and enemy). A full-scale slogan war is on as election fever soars. Parties are either blowing their own trumpet or poking fun at rival outfits through catchy slogans.
Image: Trinamul Congress (TC) leader Mamta Banerjee, Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath wave to supporters at a campaign rally at Kharagpur, some 100 kms south of Calcutta.
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