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While speaking to media in the national capital after meeting the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on March 04, National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bhupender Yadav said, "A BJP delegation met ECI today. Term of 125 municipal corporations in West Bengal including Kolkata Municipal Corporation ended a year ago. But state government appointed Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders as administrators of these local bodies." "These administrators should be removed to ensure free and fair polls," he added.
A BJP delegation including party's general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya met Chief Election Commissioner of India (ECI), Sunil Arora on March 04. Speaking on the meeting, Vijayvargiya said, "In Hubli, Mamata Banerjee said that we will play. What does 'play' means? It means occupying the polling booth, intimidating voters and no fair elections. TMC wants to try to 'play' all this and keeping this in mind, we have informed the Election Commissioner about all the information...They are also violating code of conduct of elections." West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in 8 phases, from March 27 to April 29, 2021.
A giant structure of Lord Rama has been created by an organisation in Bengaluru. Rashtra Dharma trust has placed a structure of the Almighty near Lalbagh West Gate in Bengaluru city. They have used total 60,000 coins of Re 1 and Rs 5 to create this masterpiece. 60,000 coins worth the value of around Rs 2 Lakh has been used while creating the structure of Lord Rama.
A police sub-inspector shot himself dead in suspicious conditions at gate no 7 of the Assembly in Lucknow on Mar 03. A suicide note has also been recovered from him. Joint Commissioner (L-O) of Lucknow, Naveen Arora said, "SI Nirmal Kumar Choubey from Banthra PS was deputed at Gate no. 7 of State Assembly. He had bullet injury in his chest. A suicide note has been recovered from him. The note states, "I am ill. I'm leaving behind my wife and children. Probe on."
An acid attack survivor married her long-time friend in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The marriage ceremony on March 1 was attended by the couple’s friends and family. Pramodini Roul, 29, got engaged to Saroj Sahoo, 30, in April 2018 in Lucknow. “I suffered an acid attack in 2009 and I met my now-husband, Saroj in 2014. I met Saroj while I was undergoing treatment, he supported me throughout the journey,” said Pramodini. Pramodini, alias Rani, was undergoing treatment when the duo met for the first time. Pramodini hails from Jagatsinghpur district while Saroj resides in Cuttack. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal also gave blessings to the couple on their marriage. Saroj said, “Through our wedding, I want to give out a message to the entire country. An acid attack doesn’t mean end of life, I love her and our relationship is of 5 years.”
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The Son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot at in Lucknow on March 3. Ayush (30) was shot at in the Madiaon area around 2 am. Lucknow Police informed the attack was staged to implicate few people. Police detained Ayush’s brother- in-law, Adarsh. “We interrogated Adarsh and he accepted his role in the incident. Adarsh confessed he fired gunshots but it was his brother-in-law who asked him and was repeatedly persuaded by Ayush to commit the crime. Why the incident happened or was staged is yet to be probed,” said DK Thakur, Lucknow Police Commissioner. Thakur further stated that Adarsh also said that Ayush wanted to implicate some people. Watch the full video for more.
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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."
National President of Bharatiya Janata Party JP Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi by taking the COVID-19 vaccine on March 1st has given a clear message that we must take the vaccination drive ahead. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has began the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination for those above 60 years of age, and those over 45 years of age with specific comorbidities.
After seeking blessings from Kashi Vishwanath and Kaal Bhairav, BJP president JP Nadda ate snacks and also drank tea at a stall in Varanasi. JP Nadda thanked his party workers and people of Kashi for providing him with the opportunity to complete all the rituals of worshipping at Kashi Vishwanath, Kaal Bhairav temple. Later in the day, Nadda will interact with booth 'karyakartas' in Varanasi. JP Nadda is on a 2-day visit to Varanasi.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal's Malda on March 2. One of the main themes of his speech was the claim that the Hindu religion is under threat in the state. He claimed that Durga Puja is being restricted, while forced cow slaughter is carried out during Eid in Bengal. The state will vote in 8 phases between March 27 and April 29, with results being declared on May 2. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid ongoing tensed situation in Nepal over parliament dissolution issue, Chairman of rival faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal took a jibe on caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma..