Amid stories of variations over latest elevation of former TMC leaders within the BJP hierarchy, the Bengal leaders have been referred to as to Delhi to attend a key meet to be helmed by house minister Amit Shah.
The previous BJP president, who had set the goal to oust the Trinamool authorities in 2021 after his celebration gained 18 of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha seats in 2019, will chart out the methods to be adopted by the West Bengal unit within the run-up to the approaching meeting polls.
Bengal leaders referred to as to Delhi are state president Dilip Ghosh, nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy and, fairly considerably, Rahul Sinha, who expressed his grievance in public after being faraway from the publish of nationwide secretary through the reshuffle on Saturday.
On being changed by Anupam Hazra, a a lot youthful chief who left the TMC and joined the BJP in January 2019, Sinha rued the truth that after a service of 40 years to the celebration he was eliminated to make approach for TMC leaders.
In the identical reshuffle, Roy, who had been a BJP nationwide govt member since 2017, when he left the TMC, was made nationwide vice-president.
“The assembly has been referred to as to debate an total technique to be adopted throughout Bengal. Variations which have emerged over elevation of former TMC leaders within the BJP hierarchy can even be ironed out,” a senior state BJP chief conscious of the developments stated on situation of anonymity.
“No constituency-specific coverage will likely be mentioned at this assembly. Solely core points will likely be mentioned on Thursday,” he informed HT.
There’s a hypothesis within the BJP state unit that Roy could also be entrusted with the duty of overseeing the Bengal unit’s election equipment for the reason that BJP carried out nicely within the 2018 panchayat and 2019 Lok Sabha election when he was convenor of the state election committee. He was in a position to deliver over many TMC leaders to the BJP.
Sinha’s journey to Delhi was marked by an agitation by his supporters on the Kolkata airport on Wednesday afternoon. Greater than 100 women and men blocked his path exterior the doorway to the airport, asking him to not take the flight. “We don’t need the BJP to show right into a B-team of the TMC,” the BJP staff shouted.
“I’m going to Delhi as I’ve been invited. Let me attend the assembly and return. I’ll discuss to you,” Sinha informed his supporters.
Aside from Shah, BJP central leaders to attend the assembly are Arvind Menon, Shivprakash, Kailash Vijayvargiya and celebration president JP Nadda.
Menon, Shivprakash and Vijayvargiya are tasked with overseeing the Bengal organisation on behalf of the central management.