Malda, January 22: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Tuesday kickstarted party's 2019 Lok Sabha campaign in West Bengal's Malda, in the rally Shah attacked Trinamool Congress supremo and WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for blocking BJP's Rath Yatra. He also added that 2019 elections are important for determining India's future and also it is equally important for Bengal. Narendra Modi, Amit Shah Biggest Threat to Country: Arvind Kejriwal.
After recovering from Swine flu, Shah in Malda said, "The election of 2019 will not only determine the future of India but is also very important for West Bengal. The election of 2019 will determine whether this government of TMC which is killing democracy, will remain in Bengal or will be uprooted."
BJP President Amit Shah in Malda: The election of 2019 will not only determine the future of India but is also very important for West Bengal. The election of 2019 will determine whether this govt of TMC which is killing democracy, will remain in Bengal or will be uprooted. pic.twitter.com/tQkIBsExmG
— ANI (@ANI) January 22, 2019
"TMC gooms didn't let people vote in Panchayat polls," Shah said. He also added "I am assuring you, bring BJP and we will not let any infiltrators enter Bengal. But these people love infiltrators, that is why they go against us when we talk about NRC." Rahul Gandhi Gets Relief from Jharkhand High Court Over 'Unsavoury' Remarks Against BJP Chief Amit Shah.
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Malda, a border district in Bengal, was an Indian National Congress (INC) stronghold for years and the area was dominated by party veteran Abu Barkat Ataur Ghani Khan Choudhury, also known as Barkatda, and his family. Presently, the ruling TMC has managed to build a strong dominance in the area.