Hasina congratulates Mamata

May 13, 2011 02:02 pm | Updated August 21, 2016 05:58 pm IST - Kolkata

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today congratulated Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee for her party’s win in the West Bengal Assembly polls.

“Sheikh Hasinaji called me and congratulated us on behalf of the people of Bangladesh,” Ms. Banerjee told newspersons here.

“I told her our relations have been since the time of Bangabandhu (Mujibur Rahman) and told her that we will work together for betterment,” she said.

“I quoted from Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Amar Sonar Bangla Ami Tomay Bhalobashi’ and told her that both Bangladesh and West Bengal will flourish,” she said.

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