The BJP had made elaborate arrangements for the live-viewing of the virtual address in every polling booth across the state's 294 Assembly constituencies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
PM Durga Puja speech HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the people of West Bengal on the occasion of Durga Puja. He inaugurated a Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal. The Prime Minister started his address by paying respects to Lokenath Baba, Rabindranath Thakur, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Rani Rashmoni and many other Bengalis who made the country proud. He said the people of Bengal had always been intellectual and made the country proud and he had utmost faith that they will continue to lead India to a brighter future. He also invoked ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vishwas’ and said that the country must conquer violence with non-violence
In a tweet put out on Wednesday, the Prime Minister had said: “Tomorrow, on the auspicious day of Maa Durga Pujo’s Mahashashti, I would join the Divine celebrations via video conferencing and shall also be extending my greetings to everyone. Do join the programme live!” He said Durga Puja is an auspicious occasion, which celebrates the victory of good over evil. “We pray to Maa Durga to bless us with strength, happiness and good health. Sisters and brothers of West Bengal,” he added.
The BJP had made elaborate arrangements for the live-viewing of the virtual adress in every polling booth across the state’s 294 Assembly constituencies. The Prime Minister shared his ‘Pujor Shubecha’ (Puja greetings) message with the people of West Bengal. The BJP had made arrangements across the state for more than 25 party workers and voters to watch the address in each of the over 78,000 polling booths while adhering to social distancing norms.