PM Modi Kolkata Rally News Updates: Prime Minister Modi's this rally comes just days after the Election Commission announced eight-phase elections in Bengal.
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PM Modi Rally in West Bengal (Kolkata) Today News Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed a mega rally at Brigade Ground in Kolkata. In an hour-long speech, Prime Minister Modi targeted chief minister Mamata Banerjee saying the TMC failed to deliver on its promises. He also said that the TMC leaders had done innumerable corruption and looted the people of Bengal. PM Modi also assured of Asol Poriborton. Ahead of his speech, Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP.
This rally comes just days after the Election Commission announced eight-phase elections in Bengal. Today’s rally will be the first major event of the saffron party in West Bengal after declaration of eight-phase elections in the state. The BJP had planned to make this rally a grand success with a record crowd presence which the iconic ground has never witnessed.
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The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 57 candidates for the West Bengal assembly polls. It has fielded Suvendu Adhikari from his home turf of Nandigram, from where Trinamool Congress president and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has already announced her candidature. Former Indian cricketer Ashoke Dinda and ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh are among the BJP candidates, party general secretary Arun Singh said at a press conference, adding that it has conceded one seat to ally AJSU.