Amit Shah West Bengal Two-Day Visit News Updates: Former TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of former BJP chief and Home Minister Amit Shah. Along with him, 9 MLAs joined the BJP. Earlier, Shah visited Ramakrishna Mission in Kolkata. He paid tribute to Swami Vivekanand at Ramakrishna Ashram in Kolkata. He then visited Siddheshwari Temple and Mahamaya Temple. Shah also paid homage to revolutionaery Khudiram Bose. He them had lunch at a farmer’s house at Belijuri village.
With today’s visit, Amit Shah has kick-started BJP’s campaign for the next assembly elections in the state. Suvendu Adhikari, who was the second most important figure in the TMC till few years ago, is very influential and mass leader who has considerable clout in over 40 assembly seats. The BJP is set to gain big time with his entry into party.