“What may be worse than their (TMC) personal members feeling humiliated & ultimately leaving the get together? Now they’re getting celebrities to fill the place. Numbers counsel that now we have majority in Malda and BJP will quickly have its chairman (Zilla Parishad) within the district,” Ghosh stated.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 06:48 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Get together’s (BJP’s) West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh stated on Monday that there was nothing worse than Trinamool Congress (TMC) members feeling humiliated and leaving it solely to get replaced by celebrities. “What may be worse than their (TMC) personal members feeling humiliated and ultimately leaving the get together? Now they’re getting celebrities to fill the place. Numbers counsel that now we have the bulk in Malda and the BJP will quickly have its chairman (Zilla Parishad) within the district,” Ghosh was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
Ghosh’s feedback come the day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a BJP rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade Floor, the place senior actor and a state icon Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP.
5 TMC legislators—Sonali Guha, Dipendu Biswas, Rabindranath Bhattacharya, Jatu Lahiri and Sital Kumar Sardar—and the ruling get together’s candidate from Habibpur, Sarala Murmu, additionally joined the BJP on Monday. The six have joined a considerable group of the ruling get together’s leaders, together with seniors like Suvendu Adhikari, Dinesh Trivedi and Rajib Banerjee, who’ve converted to the BJP forward of the West Bengal meeting election.
Because the dates of the state’s meeting polls edge nearer, the BJP has been ramping up its marketing campaign with huge names like Prime Minister Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addressing rallies in Kolkata and Malda respectively. Adityanath, in his rally, had raised the problems of unlawful cow slaughter and ‘love jihad’ within the state. He additionally questioned the security of girls in Bengal, to which TMC leaders requested him to check out his personal state.
The polling course of for the West Bengal meeting elections can be an extended, drawn-out course of, spanning over eight phases and stretching over a month. It’s going to begin on March 27 and can go on till April 29.
Regardless of a dismal efficiency within the 2016 polls, the BJP is hopeful of grabbing energy within the state after an encouraging end result throughout the 2019 Lok Sabha elections when it gained 19 out of 42 parliamentary seats. The three events which might be combating for energy within the state are the BJP, the ruling TMC and the Left-Congress-ISF alliance.
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