"Already 7.7 crore people have been brought under the food security scheme. Rice and wheat are being given at Rs 2 per kg," she said.
"Despite huge debts left behind for us by the erstwhile Left Front government, what we have done in four years no other government will be able to do that in 400 years. Plans to develop the state further is in progress," Banerjee said.
"The killing fields of Jangalmahal, where only the smell of explosives prevailed have now become the scene of development," the chief minister said here inaugurating the second edition of Jangalmahal Utsav.
Claiming that per capita income in her state was almost double that of the national average, she claimed that 600 percent growth has been registered in developing infrastructure.
The five-day Jangalmahal Utsav would focus on tribal music, folk songs from Bengal and also showcase the handicrafts from the south Bengal tribal region.
She also distributed prizes for the Jangalmahal Cup in sports like football, kabaddi and archery held in West Midnapore, Bankura, Purulia and Birbhum districts.


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