Matuas are Indian citizens no one can take away their rights
| Saturday | 10th April, 2021
Kolkata: Extending all support to the Matua community, Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee assured that all her "Matua brothers and sisters" are already citizens of this country and no one can snatch away their rights.
This comes at the time when BJP has claimed to give citizenship rights to the people from the community.
Paying tribute to founder of Matua community Harichand Thakur on his "janmatithi", Banerjee tweeted: "Tribute to Sri Sri Harichand Thakur, the founder of the Matua community, on his janmatithi.
The Government of West Bengal is committed to the welfare of the Matua community."
While addressing a public rally, she had said: "As the Chief Minister of Bengal, I am saying that all Matuas are the citizens of the country.
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