Amidst the Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address a virtual rally in the state on October 22.
Bengal BJP has pulled out all stops for facilitating live-streaming of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s virtual address to the people in every polling booth across 294 Assembly constituencies in the state
PM Modi is scheduled to share his “Pujor Shubecha” (Puja greetings) message with the people of the state on Thursday, when Durga Puja celebrations start in the state.
PM Modi will address the people from the Prime Minister’s office in Delhi via video link and communicate his Pujor Shubecha greetings.
Top sources claimed that the BJP workers have 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.
In the run-up to the Prime Minister’s address, there will also be a cultural programme at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) in Kolkata in the presence of senior West Bengal BJP leaders.
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said PM Modi’s address will mark the beginning of campaign for 2021 Assembly elections in the state and it will also be followed by mass rally by him after Durga Puja.
Assembly elections are scheduled in West Bengal in 1st half of 2021. The BJP has emerged as the main challenger to ruling TMC and has been exuding confidence that it will end Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 10-year-old reign in the state.In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the saffron party had won 18 seats while TMC ended up with 22 seats and trailed Didi’s party in terms of vote share by just 3%.