CAA rules yet to be framed, says Amit Shah in West Bengal

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Updated: December 20, 2020 6:56 PM

Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the state, started off his second day by visiting Rabindra Bhawan in Shantiniketan.

Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to West Bengal

Amit Shah two-day visit to Bengal: Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday informed that the rules for Citizenship (Amendment) Act are yet to be framed. He said that due to coronavirus pandemic, the drafting of rules for CAA got delayed. Addressing a press conference after mega road show in Birbhum, Amit Shah slammed Mamata Banerjee for large-scale corruption and violence in West Bengal. He said Left and TMC had failed the state and time had come for people to give a chance to Prime Minister Modi to make it ‘Sonar Bangla’. Shah also slammed the ruling party saying the way TMC workers attacked party president JP Nadda during his Bengal tour, “BJP condemns it and I condemn it too personally”. “I want to tell all TMC leaders that they must not be under the wrong impression that BJP will stop with such attacks. We will work to establish our base in West Bengal,” Shah said.

The Home Minister said his party believes that in a democracy everyone should have the right to voice their views. Amit Shah said that Bengal is doing poorly on development fronts but it is number one in violence, corruption, killing of BJP workers, and dynastic politics.

Responding to a question on outsider allegation by Mamata Banerjee, Amit Shah said that defeat the TMC supremo, nobody has to come from Delhi. “Does Mamata didi want a country where people from one state can’t go to the other? People of Bengal won’t accept such conservative thinking. People from Bengal fight her and BJP will give next chief minister who will be from this state only,” he said.

The Home Minister held a mega roadshow at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal. This the second day of his two-day visit to West Bengal. Amit Shah’s roadshow gathered a massive crowd along the stretch. Speaking at the rally, the home minister said that Bengal is angry at Mamata Banerjee. He said that the people was angry with Mamata for allowing infiltration, rampant corruption and violence in the state. He urged the people to give the BJP a chance and it will fulfil the promise of Sonar Bangal.

During the roadshow, Shah was also seen showering rose petals on the crowd. Amit Shah also said the countdown has begun for Mamata Banerjee and the BJP under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will form the next government by winning over 200 seats in West Bengal. He said he had not seen a roadshow like this in his life. “This roadshow shows love and trust of people of Bengal towards PM Narendra Modi. People of Bengal want change,” Amit Shah said in Bolpur.

On the first day, Amit Shah visited Ramakrishna Mission, Siddheshawari Temple, Mahamaya Temple, paid homage to revolutionary Khudiram Bose, and addressed a massive rally at Midnapore, where a number of opposition MLAs including Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP.

Amit Shah started off his second day by visiting Rabindra Bhawan in Shantiniketan. He paid tributes to one of India’s greatest thinkers, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. “Gurudev’s contribution to India’s freedom movement will forever be remembered and his thoughts will continue to inspire our generations to come.,” the Home Minister tweeted.

The former BJP president also visited the iconic Sangeet Bhawan of Visva Bharati University at Shantiniketan, Birbhum. “The aura of Gurudev Tagore is still very much here. We are committed to fulfill Gurudev Tagore’s dream and restore the lost glory of Bengal,” he said in another tweet.


After this, the Home Minister and other leaders went to visit the residence of a Baul singer at Bolpur in Birbhum district. He along with other party leaders had lunch at Basudeb’s home, a renowned Baul singer from Subhashpally in Shantiniketan. He thanked Basudeb and his family for being an “amazing host”.


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