Amit Shah, President of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will arrive in West Bengal on 27th June, Wednesday for his two days trip. As per the plans, he has to attend few party programs and hold discussions that will consist of the strategies by the BJP party for the upcoming election. The party is expecting Amit Shah to get ready for the upcoming battle and also to prepare his leaders and party workers.
On 27th June, it is Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s, a poet, 180th birth anniversary. It is expected from Shah to interact with Bengali intellectuals to mark the occasion on the programmes. Later in evening, Shah will be meeting the members of party’s IT cells to discuss the social media strategies to counter TMC. He will also be giving some useful tips for the social media army in Kolkata.
Next day, he will depart to Purulia but before that Shah is planning to visit Birbhum district, Tarapeeth which is said to be the one of the 51 Shakti Peeth. Later on, he will have a meet in the district with his party workers.
In Purulia, he is scheduled to meet the booth party workers to address the big rally. The reason behind choosing Purulia is because of its strong presence in the whole district. The main target for BJP party in West Bengal is 22 seats out of 42 for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. It is a big number as compared to 2014 tally that grabbed only twos eats, SS Ahluwalia and Badal Supriyo Union Minister who won from Darjeeling and Asansol respectively. Whereas TMC managed to hold 34 seats. On the other hand, Congress and CPM won two seats each.
BJP is rooting to go in the coming 12 months to defeat Mamata Banerjee. The target is set to have more than 50 per cent of the seats of the state
The main target of BJP is to corner the party of Mamata Banerjee over the deteriorating law and order in the state. They believe that the main problem for the people is a failure of law and order and political murders. Apart from women security and unemployment, BJP is diving electorate with communal lines. Their only hope is to cover the seat loss that might happen in the other states.