Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address rallies at various places in West Bengal for campaigning on Sunday. This is the first time that two top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be seen in action on the same day in the state this election season, marked by frequent visits by Union ministers and top saffron camp leaders from north and central. Has been done. Indian state.
PM Modi will reach Bengal on Sunday afternoon and address a rally at 1 pm in Bankura district, where the BJP won two seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and made deep inroads in the tribal belt.
BJP leaders said that Shah reached Kolkata late Saturday night. He will address his first rally around noon at Egra in East Midnapore district, where former Trinamool Congress (TMC) minister Suvendu Adhikari is contesting against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Nandigram seat.
Shah will address party workers at Mecheda in the same district at 1.30 pm. He will return to Kolkata and issue BJP’s election manifesto at 4 pm.
BJP leaders said that Sisir Adhari, the father of Ottogenian TMC Lok Sabha member Suvendu Adhikari, has been invited from Contai in East Midnapore. He is likely to join the BJP. His eldest son Dibyendu is a TMC Lok Sabha member from Tamluk. He too has been invited to join the BJP.
My father can join BJP. Soumendu, the youngest son of the family, joined the saffron camp in December last year. He was the head of the Contai Municipality operated by TMC.
Addressing a rally at Haldia in East Midnapore on Saturday, the Chief Minister targeted the Adhiyari family, calling the members “traitors”.
I fed some traitors for years. Those joining the BJP have done so to avoid jail sentences. I am relieved that they left. He always controlled my movement and I had to seek his permission before coming here, Banerjee said.
Reacting to this, the Sisir officer alleged that Banerjee had a habit of insulting the leaders of her party.