BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh charged Banerjee with "engineering polarisation politics by playing the dirty card of communalisation".

"Therefore, please do not play that card," Singh told media here, in the wake of an allegation by Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, that the Bharatiya Janata Party was fomenting communal tension in the state and using money to convert people.

Banerjee had attacked the BJP in the wake of reports of alleged forced religious conversions of over 100 tribals in the state, while an FIR was registered against Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia and functionary Jugal Kishore for hurting religious sentiments.

The Trinamool had alleged that the VHP conducted a "ghar wapsi" ceremony at Kharmadanga village in Rampurhat area of Birbhum district Wednesday during which over 100 Christians were "forcibly" converted.

The VHP denied the charges of conversion but claimed that a Hindu religious ceremony was conducted that saw the participation of more than 1,000 people from the village, including Muslims and Christians.

Singh said the intentions of the Trinamool Congress-led state government are "suspect" since it "runs away" from the debate of passing the anti-conversion law.

"There is big difference between what she says and does. There is a contradiction in many of her policies and intents. BJP can only say that the chief minister doesn't practise what she preaches and definitely the TMC government's intent is suspect," he said.

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