The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) ought to win greater than 200 seats within the West Bengal meeting elections in 2021, Union dwelling minister and the get together’s former nationwide president Amit Shah advised leaders from 13 districts at a gathering in Bankura district on Thursday afternoon.
A district BJP chief who attended the closed-door assembly stated Shah requested the district and state leaders to strengthen the group proper right down to the polling sales space stage to make sure that the BJP wins greater than 200 of the state’s 294 meeting seats. Shah reportedly advised the leaders that they need to be decided to realize this goal as an alternative of constructing simply an effort.
The minister shocked everybody by not carrying a masks though different BJP leaders round him adopted the security protocol.
Midway via the assembly, Shah took a break and went to Chaturdihi village with BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, nationwide normal secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, nationwide secretary Arvind Menon, nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy and different leaders to have lunch on the dwelling of Bibhishan Hansda, a member of the native tribal group. Shah sat on the ground with others and had rice, chapati, dal and curry cooked in earthenware. He had all of the objects however stayed away from rosogolla, the standard Bengali candy, saying he had stopped taking candy dishes.
Considerably, former nationwide secretary Rahul Sinha, who distanced himself from the get together for greater than two weeks after being dropped from the nationwide committee, additionally attended the organisational assembly.
About three hours earlier than he had lunch on the tribal village, Shah stated that the demise knell of the Mamata Banerjee authorities has been sounded and the BJP will come to energy with a two-third majority within the coming elections.
“The way during which the Mamata Banerjee authorities has uncared for the poor, the farmers, the backward courses and the tribal folks and have oppressed folks, particularly BJP staff, I can clearly see that its demise knell has been sounded. Within the coming days, the BJP will come to energy with two-third majority and type the federal government,” Shah advised the media shortly after garlanding the statue of Birsa Munda, the chief of the liberty motion carried out by tribal folks within the area in opposition to the British Raj.
“I attraction to the folks to overthrow this authorities and provides the BJP the chance to construct sonar Bangla (a golden Bengal),” stated Shah.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee reacted to this whereas addressing an administrative assembly on the state secretariat in Kolkata across the identical time when Shah was having lunch greater than 200 km away.
“We is not going to tolerate the politics of menace. Individuals ought to keep inside their limits. Individuals of Bengal is not going to settle for outsiders,” Banerjee stated with out naming Shah.
With out naming the BJP, she stated, “A celebration is spreading the pandemic whereas widespread individuals are following Covid-19 well being restrictions.”
Shah arrived in Kolkata on Wednesday evening. He flew to Bankura in a chopper just a little earlier than midday on Thursday.
“You (Mamata Banerjee) are fallacious should you assume that you would be able to cease the BJP by stopping Central schemes in West Bengal. When you let folks take pleasure in the advantages of those schemes they could at the least spare some ideas for you,” stated Shah after the brief garlanding ceremony of the Birsa Munda statue organised by the BJP.
The BJP confirmed its finest efficiency within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Bankura district. It received two seats and stayed forward of the TMC in virtually all of the meeting segments.
“Amit Shah’s ambition of successful 200 meeting seats will stay a dream. Let BJP first discover a suitable face of its state management earlier than contesting the polls,” TMC Lok Sabha member and get together spokesperson Saugata Roy stated in Kolkata.