Tribune Information Service
Kolkata, October 7
An empty West Bengal secretariat awaits BJP protesters as they put together to march to the constructing on Thursday to press for numerous calls for, together with a clear recruitment course of and jobs for unemployed youths.
The programme organised beneath the banner of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) will see 4 rallies from totally different elements of town heading towards ‘Nabanna’ (state secretariat).
The rally, originating from Howrah Maidan, might be led by BJYM nationwide president Tejasvi Surya himself. The three remaining rallies, ranging from Hastings, C R Avenue (State BJP workplace) and Santragachi might be led, respectively, by BJP basic secretary Kailash Vijaybargiya, state president Dilip Ghosh and state unit basic secretary Sayantan Basu.
Christened as ‘Nabanna Chalo Abhiyan’, the march is a state-level programme and an important present of energy by the BJP to construct up momentum for the Meeting polls slated to be held within the state early subsequent 12 months.
What might dampen the temper of the members of the march is the announcement final night time that the secretariat constructing, the place the workplaces of the highest state authorities functionaries together with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee are situated, will stay closed on Thursday and Friday for sanitisation.
“As per resolution taken lengthy again and as per customary periodic common practices, Nabanna might be closed for sanitisation on Thursday
(eight.10.20) and Friday ( 9.10.20)”, an official communique from the state authorities introduced.
‘Nabana’ was final sanitised barely 4 days again. Ordinarily, one other spherical of sanitisation just isn’t required to be carried out once more on Thursday.
In a letter to BJYM state functionaries Prakash Das and Gobinda Roy, the state authorities additionally urged them to chorus from assembling close to the secretariat constructing since IPC part 144 was in pressure within the space. The letter additionally identified that beneath the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Act promulgated by the central authorities, political gathering exceeding 100 individuals was prohibited.
BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, nonetheless, stated that they might go forward with the protest march in any case. He claimed that their programme had made the state authorities nervous and Nabanna had been shut down consequently.
Police have erected limitations on the approaching roads to stop the protesters from marching to the secretariat.