The West Bengal BJP chief said the Prime Minister had to cancel his visit to Bengal on Friday, in which he was scheduled to address four rallies across four districts and 56 assembly constituencies."
Rahul Gandhi’s announced on Sunday-when the country saw its highest single-day spike of over 2.61 lakh Covid-19 cases and active cases in the country surpassed the 18 lakh-mark.
Addressing the rally, Shah said, "It is clear that BJP with 122 seats is way ahead of Mamata didi. We want to change the model of 'Bomb, Bandook aur Barood' with 'Vishwas, Vikaas aur Vyapaar'."
He said that BJP wants to change the model of ‘Bum, Bandook or Barood’ with ‘Vishwas, Vikaas or Vyapaar.’
The Election Commission has sought a report over the sudden death of the BJP polling agent at booth number 107 in Kamarhati on Saturday.
The security for this phase has been beefed up with the deployment of 1,071 companies of central forces for ensuring a peaceful election.
Polling in the Darjeeling district will be held during the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections on April 17.
Leaders from different political parties also reacted strongly against EC's move to ban Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours in the ongoing Assembly elections over her appeal for votes along communal lines.
Mamata Banerjee has been under the scanner of poll body for ‘provocative’ statements in the ongoing 8-phased elections in the state.
Referring to the Congress and the Left regime in West Bengal, the Prime Minister said, "Didi's entire team has been asked to go out of the field by the people of Bengal. She knows once Congress and Left went out of Bengal, they never came back. Didi once you go, will never come back again. TMC is going to lose."