BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday dared West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to contest the upcoming meeting polls solely from Nandigram, the seat held by him earlier than he converted to the BJP.
Mr Adhikari, throughout a rally at Khejuri in Purba Midnapore, mentioned it isn’t honest on the a part of the Trinamool Congress to contest from two seats.
Ms Banerjee sprang a shock on Monday when she declared that she is going to contest the meeting elections from Nandigram.
“If doable, I’ll contest from each Bhawanipore and Nandigram. Nandigram is my elder sister and Bhawanipore is my youthful sister. I’ll give a powerful candidate from Bhawanipore additionally, in case I do not battle from that seat,” she had mentioned.
Mr Adhikari mentioned the TMC is sort of a personal restricted firm run by two individuals, referring to Ms Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee.
“Didi, it’s a must to contest from just one seat, Nandigram. You can’t battle from two seats, that’s not going to occur,” he asserted.
Nandigram was the scene of large public protest towards land acquisition by the erstwhile Left Entrance authorities for creation of a particular financial zone.
Throughout one other public assembly on Monday, Mr Adhikari had mentioned he’ll defeat Ms Banerjee right here by a margin of “no less than 50,000 votes” if fielded from Nandigram.
Mr Adhikari additionally alleged that many BJP employees had been attacked by the TMC earlier within the day.
“There have been assaults at 5 locations. The police had been busy guaranteeing a clean passage for the CM’s convoy for her rally at Purulia within the afternoon,” he claimed.
The political heavyweight from Bengal additionally mentioned whereas Ms Banerjee specialises in telling lies, her nephew is an “extortionist”.
“Her (Ms Banerjee) days are numbered because the chief minister. She needs to be prepared with a letterhead that reads ‘former CM’,” Mr Adhikari mentioned.