Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting in support of party candidates in Shahid Minar on Sunday. This will be his third visit to West Bengal in one month.
A BJP team led by Siddharth Nath Singh, national secretary of the party in charge of West Bengal along with Subhas Sarkar, state vice president and others visited the venue and inspected the arrangements. Singh told newsmen that the venue was too small for the Prime Minister as people from all parts of the state would pour in on Sunday. The party has asked all the leaders contesting in 11 seats in Kolkata to be present at the meeting. The meetings addressed by Rajnath Singh, union home minister and Smriti Irani, union HRD minister were near empty and the state unit is trying to make Sunday’s meeting a success. Earlier PM had addressed rallies in North Bengal, Asansol and Kharagpur from where the state BJP president is contesting. Party leaders feel that Chandra Bose, Netaji’s nephew will put up a tough fight against Mamata Banerjee in Bhowanipore and will rank second. In 2014 Lok Sabha election, the party candidate got a lead of 186 votes in the