Siliguri, 11th October: The BJP leaders held a meeting in Siliguri to fix election tactics for the upcoming Vidhan Sabha polls.
It has been learned that the leaders discussed the election strategy at the BJP office. The meeting was attended by BJP Central Committee Secretary Arvind Menon, Central Committee Vice President Shiv Prakash, Hooghly MP Locket Chatterjee, Jalpaiguri MP Jayanta Roy, Balurghat MP Sukanta Majumder. MP Nishith Pramanik, MP John Barla, and other BJP leaders.
On the other hand, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will pay a one-day visit to North Bengal on October 17. He is likely to attend a programme in Siliguri.
After attending the meeting, Hooghly BJP MP Locket Chatterjee accused the Chief Minister of carrying out politics regarding the Hathras incident. She further said that despite several rape cases being reported from Rajganj and more areas, Banerjee has not staged any protest rally so far. She claimed that the people of Bengal want BJP to come to power.
On the other hand, state BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu said that TMC is busy carrying out unnecessary politics. He also condemned the Nabanna Abhijan. He further took a jibe at State Tourism Minister Goutam Deb and stated that despite losing his assembly constituency by 80,000 votes, he is busy doing politics.