West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016

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Voting In Mamata Was Bengal's Biggest Mistake. Now We Can Fix It

As an under-construction bridge in Kolkata's busiest part collapsed on 31 March 2016, burying dozens under it, the Chief Minister's first reaction was that it was the previous government's fault. And with this one statement, something snapped in the complacent Bengali's mind. We have been turning a blind eye to the misfortune we had brought to our homes in the name of change. We realised we had sold ourselves to the devil, caught up as we were in the frenzied chant for poriborton.