After being branded a traitor by TMC, Suvendu Adhikari to hold rally in hometown – kolkata

A day after the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) branded Suvendu Adhikari, a former TMC heavyweight and minister who defected to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a traitor and focused his household at a rally at Contai, his hometown in Bengal’s East Midnapore district, he’s set to hold a rally on the similar place on Thursday.

This could be his first rally in East Midnapore after he joined the BJP on December 19 at union dwelling minister Amit Shah’s rally.

On Tuesday, Adhikari addressed his first rally as a BJP chief in Burdwan district. BJP’s youth president in the state Saumitra Khan, who just lately filed a divorce swimsuit towards his spouse Sujata Mondol Khan after she converted to the TMC, would even be current at Adhikari’s rally.

Both the TMC and the BJP are desperately making an attempt to present their energy in the district, which was thought of to be the bastion of the TMC, extra so of the Adhikari household.

Also Read: After joining BJP, Suvendu Adhikari called ‘traitor’ in hometown by TMC

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is anticipated to hold one other rally at Nandigram in the identical district on January 7, 2021.

Adhikari and his household have performed a key position in the expansion of the TMC in East Midnapore. The Contai and Tamluk Lok Sabha seats, a lot of the meeting segments and plenty of native our bodies right here have been managed by 78-12 months-previous Sisir Adhikari and his three sons since 2009.

Sisir Adhikari, his father, is the sitting TMC MP from Contai. Dibyendu Adhikari, his brother, is the MP from Tamluk. His youngest brother Soumendu Adhikari is the chairman of Kanthi municipality. No member of the Adhikari household, nevertheless, attended the TMC rally in East Midnapore on Wednesday.

“Akhil Giri (TMC lawmaker from Ramnagar and a known detractor of Adhikari) had sent invitation letters to everyone. If someone doesn’t attend then it is up to them,” mentioned Saugata Roy, TMP MP.

A two-time former Lok Sabha member with a powerful fan following amongst get together employees, Suvendu Adhikari, 50, is acknowledged as one of many leaders who helped TMC chief Mamata Banerjee galvanise the anti-land acquisition motion at Nandigram in East Midnapore district throughout the Left Front rule. The two-12 months-lengthy motion grew to become a key issue in the CPI(M)’s ouster in 2011.

On Wednesday, earlier than the TMC rally, there was a conflict between the BJP and the TMC employees in the district’s Ramnagar space.

Spread the love

Bengal may follow Bihar-model to hold assembly polls amid pandemic – kolkata

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has expressed concern over the current legislation and order scenario in some districts of West Bengal even because it hinted that the state assembly polls could be held following the Bihar mannequin.

Assembly elections in Bihar had been held in November when the Covid-19 pandemic was nonetheless raging.

“Deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain held a meeting with senior IAS and IPS officers of the state, including the district magistrates and superintendents of police of some districts to take stock. The Chief Electoral Officer of Bihar HR Srinivasa also addressed the meeting and shared the state’s experience on how elections were held during the pandemic,” mentioned a senior ballot panel official.

The ECI workforce, led by Jain, is probably going to go to north Bengal on Friday to work together with district officers. Officials mentioned that the workforce has expressed concern over the legislation and order scenario and has requested the state administration to guarantee free and truthful elections.

“The team was concerned about the law and order situation in some districts. The police have been asked to strictly tackle any untoward incidents and ensure that free and fair elections could be held,” mentioned a ballot panel official who attended the assembly.

Also learn: India wants further talks with China for ‘mutually acceptable solution’ to LAC standoff

“It is only after the team returns to Delhi and submit their report that we are expecting the full bench of the ECI sometime in January,” mentioned a senior ballot panel official.

Earlier this week, a BJP delegation from West Bengal met chief election commissioner Sunil Arora in New Delhi, requesting early deployment of Central police forces and enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) to keep away from widespread political violence through the marketing campaign interval.

The state’s ruling Trinamool Congress, nonetheless, has rubbished the fears, saying that the BJP is afraid of the TMC’s affect amongst voters.

Spread the love

As Suvendu Adhikari quits cabinet, CM to hold rallies in his strongholds – kolkata

The Trinamool Congress in West Bengal selected Saturday to step up public conferences in the ballot-sure state in the wake of senior chief Suvendu Adhikari’s resignation from the cupboard, a growth the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is wanting to faucet to up the ante towards the Mamata Banerjee authorities.

Banerjee is predicted to hold rallies in a number of the districts the place Adhikari has a robust help base beginning with West Midnapore on December 7; the chief minister can even hold a digital assembly with all district-stage leaders on December 4.

On Saturday, Abhishek Banerjee, TMC MP and the chief minister’s nephew, and ballot strategist Prashant Kishor held a gathering with celebration leaders of Malda district. TMC leaders from East Midnapore have been directed to attend the December 7 rally.

“The leadership not only wants to take stock but also wants to boost the morale of the party workers ahead of the polls,” stated a TMC chief. The ruling celebration acquired a double blow on Friday with not simply Adhikari quitting the cupboard, however one other celebration veteran Mihir Goswami becoming a member of the BJP.

“Suvendu is still a party member. So talks can still be held. His mother is unwell, so it may take some time. But I am hopeful,” stated Saugata Roy, TMC MP.

Party insiders stated some leaders from Malda had been absent on the assembly known as by Abhishek Banerjee and Kishor in Kolkata on Monday. The BJP sharpened its assault on the TMC. State president Dilip Ghosh stated, “Didi has failed in disaster management of the state and now is busy with the disaster management of the party.” The TMC stated Ghosh was daydreaming.

Spread the love

MHA to hold meeting on Gorkhaland Territorial Administration issue today – kolkata

G Kishan Reddy, minister of state (MoS) for the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), will hold a meeting at 11am on Wednesday to focus on points associated to Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

The meeting will likely be attended by Darjeeling’s district Justice of the Peace (DM) S Ponnambalam, principal secretary of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the president of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s (GJM) Bimal Gurung faction.

HK Dwivedi, who was appointed as the house secretary by the Bengal authorities final week, has additionally been invited for the meeting, however individuals accustomed to the event mentioned that he would skip it.

Also Read: Darjeeling parties surprised as Centre changes Delhi meet’s agenda from Gorkhaland to GTA

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gained the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat thrice since 2009 by forging an alliance with the GJM.

In 2019, the BJP had an alliance with the GJM (Gurung faction), the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) and different small political events within the Darjeeling hills.

The BJP has all alongside promised to discover a everlasting political resolution to the demand for a Gorkhaland, which has been raised by the Nepali-speaking Gorkhas dwelling within the Darjeeling hills and adjoining Siliguri, the Terai and the Dooars area in north Bengal.

Earlier, in its election manifestos in 2014 and 2019, the BJP had promised that it might discover a everlasting resolution to the Gorkhaland demand.

Spread the love
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!