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.
Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari took a jibe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and appealed voters people to press lotus button during assembly elections. "Wake up in the morning on the day of polls. Remember your God. Go to polling centres and press the button of lotus. 'Aisa current lagega ki Mamata ji apni kursi se 2 foot upar uth jaaegi'," Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said during a rally in West Bengal's Joypur
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath on March 02 during a public rally in poll-bound West Bengal took a jibe at Mamata Banerjee led TMC government accusing it to have 'anti-Hindu' sentiments. "Durga puja gets prohibited in Bengal today, cow slaughter is forcefully started during Eid. People's sentiments are toyed with through cow smuggling. The state government remains silent. Now it's attempted to ban slogan of 'Jai Sri Ram' and attacks are executed," said CM Yogi in Malda.
BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh while speaking to ANI claimed that BJP will not get less than 200 seats in the upcoming state assembly elections. He further said that we are going ahead with the mantra - '19 mein half, 21 mein saaf.' "We didn't begin preparations today, we had started 5 years back. We have proceeded phase-wise, we all saw results in Lok Sabha elections. We are going ahead with mantra of '19 mein half, 21 mein saaf,' he added. When asked about not going with a chief minister face, Dilip Ghosh said that we have won several states without a CM face, we will win this also.
Bidhannagar Mayor-in-Council Debasish Jana and three Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillors from Asansol joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in Kolkata ahead of the forthcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal. The four TMC leaders were inducted into BJP in presence of the party's state president Dilip Ghosh. The developments come a day after TMC leader and former Asansol Mayor Jitendra Tiwari on Tuesday joined the BJP at a public meeting in Hooghly. Watch the full video for more details.
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Three TMC Councillors from Asansol and Bidhannagar Mayor-in-council Debasish Jana joined BJP on March 03. They joined party in presence of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29. Counting of votes will take place on May 02.
Political war of words erupted over Income Tax raids on Bollywood celebrities. Properties linked to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu was raided. Sites linked to Reliance Entertainment CEO Shibhashish Sarkar were also raided. I-T department was probing alleged tax evasion linked to Phantom Films which was dissolved in 2018. Some politicians and govt critics alleged political vendetta behind the raids. “BJP is misusing institutions like CBI, ED, I-T Department for political benefits. It's political vendetta. There is a dictator who doesn't want to listen to voices against him. He is destroying all institutions. Be it leaders or actors or activists, everyone is being targeted in the political vendetta,” said RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav. Watch the full video for more.
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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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Ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari took "responsibility" of ensuring BJP's victory from Nandigram constituency. "I take the responsibility of ensuring the victory of whoever contests from Nandigram on BJP ticket. Didi (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'. At a rally, TMC state president Subrata Bakshi said - 'Jai Shri Ram nahi chalega'. In elections, people of Nandigram will give a befitting reply to those who coin such slogans," said Suvendu Adhikari.
Speaking to ANI in Siliguri on January 19, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh spoke on Suvendu Adhikari's remark. Ghosh said, "Who knows Nandigram better than Suvendu? It is in his hands. If he has said it, he might do it as well." "Violent politics will continue under the Trinamool Congress (TMC) rule. They have tactics to stop BJP but it weakened with time. We will bring in a change in West Bengal. As development is inching closer, they are getting uneasy and doing this. We reduced TMC to half in '2019 and will wipe them out in 2021," he added. On January 18, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari said, "She (WB CM Mamata Banerjee) goes to Nandigram only during elections. Can she tell what has she done for the people of Nandigram? Whoever would contest against her, she would lose by 50,000 votes. If I fail to make her lose, I will leave politics."
Bengali actor Srabanti Chatterjee, who recently joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kolkata, on March 03 said she wants to work on ground for the betterment of West Bengal, and also work for BJP's 'Sonar Bangla' ahead of state assembly elections. He said, "I have been working on screen for many years and people have given me a lot of love. I want to work with the people on ground and do something for West Bengal."
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said that Trinamool Congress' morale has been affected whereas his party will fight and win 200 seats in the upcoming state Assembly election. He said, "Many of the members of Trinamool Congress have left the party and joined BJP," he said.
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh condemned the two-day session in the West Bengal Assembly in which a resolution against agricultural laws is going to get passed. Following this act, Dilip Ghosh further called TMC a "danger" to the democracy. "In the two-day session in the assembly of West Bengal, a resolution against agricultural laws is going to be passed. It is very condemnable. The Governor was not invited. TMC does not believe in democracy. Such a party is dangerous for our democracy," said Dilip Ghosh.
While speaking to media in Kolkata on March 02, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh spoke ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Ghosh said, "Core Committee discussed candidates for Phase 1 and 2 polls. It will be declared soon. We also reviewed the upcoming election rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Yogi Adityanath in the state."
While speaking to media in Kolkata on March 02, the Chairman of Indian Secular Front (ISF), Naushad Siddiqui spoke about seat sharing ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Siddiqui said, "Our discussion with the Left front on seat sharing is settled. We gave a list of six candidates for seats in North Bengal."
TMC leader and former Asansol mayor Jitendra Tiwary joined Bharatiya Janata Party on March 02 ahead of the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections. Ex mayor Jitendra Tiwary joined party in presence of..
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