BJP to march to Bengal police HQ tomorrow, party hopes for bigger success than Left rally on Monday
Just days after the Left Front’s march to Nabanna, the West Bengal state secretariat, on May 22, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not leave any stone unturned to make its ‘Lalbazar Chalo’ on Thursday a bigger success.
Every district leadership have been advised to bring in as many supporters as they can. Elaborate preparations have been made to accommodate party workers who would arrive on Wednesday night from far-flung areas. A temporary shed good enough for a few hundred people have been put up.
“While the Left Front’s march to Nabanna didn’t have any specific reason and we believe it was staged by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to provide the Left with some oxygen to set off the BJP’s growing popularity here, ours have reasons more than one. We would do a Lalbazar Gherao because we had demanded the arrest of Tipu Sultan Masjid Imam Syed Nurur Rahman Barkati which was not done. Again we had demanded a stop of police atrocities on BJP workers and to restore the democratic setup of the state which the police had failed to meet, miserably,” said BJP state general secretary Sayantan Basu.
He added that they intended to make the rally peaceful and that …read more