Ahead of West Bengal Assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president, JP Nadda visited Bardhaman and held a press conference on January 09 where he compared his recent visit to the state with last one and said "so far so good".
"Last time when I came, the manner in which I was welcomed enroute Diamond Harbour, we were attacked under a plan by administration and political party - nation witnessed it.
MHA took a strong note of this.
Today when I'm here again, I say so far so good," said JP Nadda.
BJP president JP Nadda attended party's Pongal festival in Chennai on January 14. During his address, Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ensuring that Tamil Nadu takes a big leap as far as development is concerned. He further compared the functioning of finance commission towards Tamil Nadu under UPA and PM Modi. "PM Modi has tried to see to it that the whole country goes forward. At the same time, he has made sure that Tamil Nadu takes a big leap as far as development is concerned. The 13 finance commission during the UPA government gave Rs 94,000 crores to Tamil Nadu for the development. But the same commission under PM Modi gave Tamil Nadu Rs 5 lakh 42,000 crores. Mainstreaming and bringing people of Tamil Nadu in the front of the development have been the basic ethos on which PM Modi is working," said BJP president JP Nadda.
BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya reacted on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement calling the party "more dangerous than Naxals". He said that BJP doesn't need CM Banerjee's certificate that it is dangerous or not. "People of the country have made Narendra Modi Prime Minister second time so we don't need Mamata Banerjee's certificate,' he said. He added that BJP will only choose those TMC leaders who are not indulged in anti-national activities.
Ranjan Banerjee, senior vice-president of Aditya Birla Group, joined the BJP in Kolkata on January 20. He joined the party in the presence of BJP's national vice president Mukul Roy. Meanwhile, Arindam Bhattacharya, a former Congress MLA who later switched to TMC joined BJP. He joined BJP in the presence of party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya in New Delhi. Speaking to ANI, Ranjan Banerjee said, "I thank BJP for giving me this opportunity to serve the people of the state. We need to bring industries here so that people can get employment." Bengal is going for polls in the mid of 2021.
Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she would contest the upcoming state assembly election from Nandigram, now her former aide turned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has hit back. While Adhikari refused to confirm his candidature from Nandigram, he said that he would guarantee the victory of the candidate the BJP fields in Nandigram. ‘Mamata Banerjee has announced to contest from there, relying on 62,000 votes but I have 2.13 lakh people who chant 'Jai Shri Ram,’ Adhikari said. Meanwhile, in a fresh setback to the Trinamool Congress, Arindam Bhattacharya joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and said that he wants to join PM Modi’s mission of making an Atmanirbhar Bengal. Watch the full video for all the details.
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BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that the party will not project any chief ministerial face in the West Bengal Assembly elections, due later this year. He said that after securing the majority, the party leadership and the MLAs will decide who will become the chief minister.
All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters held a party rally in Kolkata on January 19 ahead state Assembly elections. During the rally, party supporters raised slogan of "Bengal ke gaddaron ko goli maaro saalo ko". WB Legislative Assembly is scheduled to be held this year.
After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she will contest the upcoming assembly elections from Nandigram constituency, president of West Bengal BJP, Dilip Ghosh, on January 18 said that his party will defeat her irrespective of where she contest from. Dilip Ghosh said, "BJP is absolutely ready to give a befitting reply to TMC in West Bengal. We are ready to defeat Mamata Banerjee no matter where she contest elections from. Senior BJP leaders made her enter Nandigram but today the opportunity has come to get her out of there." BJP held rally in Kolkata today ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections later this year.
National president of Bharatiya Janata Party Jagat Prakash Nadda on January 09 held a massive road show in Bardhaman. The Assembly elections are due in the state in April-May and BJP has launched a massive aggressive campaign to oust CM Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in the state. Earlier, Nadda visited a farmer's house and had lunch there. He was accompanied by state BJP president Dilip Ghosh and other leaders.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on January 09 visited a farmer's house in West Bengal's Bardhaman. He was accompanied by state BJP president Dilip Ghosh and other leaders. They were also seen eating lunch at a farmer's house. WB Assembly elections are to be held in mid 2021.
Stones were hurled at BJP national president JP Nadda's convoy in West Bengal. The incident took place when the convoy was on its way to Diamond Harbour from Kolkata. CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee represents Diamond Harbour in Lok Sabha. BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya's car was also reportedly ransacked. Protestors attempted to block the road from where Nadda's convoy was passing. The police later intervened and ensured the passage of the convoy. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the attack on Nadda's convoy. While BJP's Amit Malviya took to Twitter and lashed out at CM Banerjee over the incident, BJP leader Sambit Patra alleged that he along with some other leaders was attacked. Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar also accused the state administration of failing to act despite warnings.
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BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiyainformed that national president of Bharatiya Janata Party JP Nadda will visit Kolkata on December 8th-9th. He will inaugurate BJP's election campaign office in Kolkata. "On 9th, he will attend a meeting with fish cultivators in Diamond Harbour and will have a meeting with the election management committees of three districts," he said.
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