BJP criticises Mamata for announcing sops for Muslims BJP criticises Mamata for announcing sops for Muslims Kolkata, Apr 05 (PTI) The BJP today slammed WestBengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for sops for Muslimsahead of next year's panchayat polls, and said the stategovernment had no right to distribute public money 'to gatherMuslim votes'. "If this cash-strapped government has so much money,why is it not providing it to the poor and even poor Muslims?"BJP's state President Rahul Sinha told reporters here. The BJP leader described the chief minister'sannouncement of sops to imams as 'communal' and urgedher to refrain from it. The BJP leader threatened to move the Calcutta HighCourt when the state government issued an order to thiseffect. Alleging that the state government was actingwhimsically, he said BJP would hold protests on the issueon April nine and ten and take out a procession on April 11.