Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has “insulted” the people of West Bengal by not attending the funeral of Marxist stalwart Jyoti Basu, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said today.
“By not attending (the funeral) and justifying her absence, she has insulted the people of Bengal who turned out in lakhs. Now they will have to decide,” he told reporters when asked to comment on the railway minister’s absence at the funeral on Tuesday.
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