Elections in Bengal inching nearer, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will probably be holding rallies on the identical floor in Hooghly district two days aside. The Prime Minister’s rally is scheduled for February 22 on the Dunlop Grounds. Mamata Banerjee will probably be there two days later — on February 24.
Requested if this was a solution to the Prime Minister’s rally, Trinamool district chief Dilip Yadav stated they solely wish to showcase the federal government’s achievements during the last decade. Ms Banerjee’s get together is in search of a 3rd straight time period within the state.
“Those that are attempting to harm Bengal, those that are opposing Bengal, those that are deceptive individuals of Bengal and telling lies, those that are attempting to divide Bengal, those that are attempting to plant the seeds of communalism right here, our chief will converse towards them,” he stated.
The BJP has accused the ruling get together of copying their programme.
Locket Chatterjee, who represents Hooghly in parliament, stated: “They’re understanding that the bottom is shifting under their ft and the BJP goes to get all of the Vidhan Sabha seats in Hooghly district. They’re simply attempting to indicate the individuals their presence.”
Jobs are an essential situation within the areas that the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister are holding their rallies. The Dunlop Floor is inside the advanced of the Dunlop manufacturing facility, which was shut in since 2008. The closure led to large job cuts within the space.
The Trinamool Congress had made efforts to revive the unit and the manufacturing facility had briefly reopened in 2014.
Ms Chatterjee stated the Trinamool would reap the advantages of the efforts her get together has put in.
“Now we have cleaned the bottom and the roads. We’re making a helipad. We’re getting the grass reduce as a result of the PM will come and our employees will probably be right here to see them. Then we’ll see Mamata Banerjee come right here and maintain a rally,” she stated.
The BJP MP additionally blamed the Trinamool for the shortage of success in reopening shut industrial models within the area.
“If somebody comes right here and lies we’ll give them the right solutions. Our leaders will certainly reply lies. Now we have focussed on improvement and our report card says that no Chief Minister has been capable of do the form of work that Mamata Banerjee has completed in ten years,” responded Dilip Yadav.
In line with the BJP’s efforts to drive of their improvement mantra, PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Dakshineshwar metro station, which will probably be linked to the present north-south line.
Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah is predicted to be in Kolkata late this night for a packed day of campaigning on Thursday. He will probably be launching the ultimate section of the BJP’s “rath yatra” from Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district.
Mr Shah can also be anticipated to go to Bharat Sevashram Sangh in Kolkata. He’s additionally anticipated on the Kapil Muni Ashram in Gangasagar. Lunch will probably be with a migrant household within the Gangasagar space.