Amid the continued rumblings within the West Bengal BJP unit following the formation of the brand new state workplace bearers committee, posters describing its common secretary (organisation) Amitava Chakraborty a “Trinamool Congress agent” had been seen exterior celebration workplaces in numerous components of town.
Disgruntled BJP leaders who had overtly spoken towards the state management after being dropped from the committee went for a picnic at Gopalnagar in North 24 Parganas district.
The posters with images of Chakraborty had been seen exterior the state BJP headquarters at Central Avenue and in different components of town. “A TMC agent” and “He should be sacked” had been written on these posters which had been later eliminated by BJP activists.
“The TMC is responsible for it. They are trying to create confusion among us,” BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya stated.
TMC state common secretary Kunal Ghosh termed the allegation baseless.
“The BJP in West Bengal is going through an inner struggle. In the BJP, a clash is going on between the old-timers and newcomers. This incident is a result of it,” Ghosh stated.
Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shantanu Thakur, who had earlier give up from the WhatsApp teams of the celebration and had accused its state management of sidelining the “Matua” group leaders for newcomers within the celebration, was the primary organiser of the picnic.
With an estimated 30 lakh Matuas within the state, the group has affect in no less than 5 Lok Sabha seats and practically 50 meeting seats in Nadia, North and South 24 Parganas districts. Thakur himself belongs to the group.
“Today’s picnic has nothing to do with politics. We have assembled here for a get-together,” BJP chief Jaiprakash Majumdar stated.
Majumder, Sayantan Basu, Ritesh Tewary, Ashok Kirtania, Subrata Thakur and different leaders who had attended the assembly held at Kolkata Port Trust visitor home final week joined the picnic.
Rumblings of discontent throughout the BJP’s West Bengal unit had been heard on Saturday when a bunch of insurgent leaders of the celebration led by Thakur voiced resentment over its newly constituted state committee.
Thakur had instructed reporters that the brand new state and district committees have “overlooked” the “sacrifice of the dedicated and loyal leaders” who’ve taken the saffron celebration to its current place in Bengal.
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