West Bengal that’s witnessing a fierce campaign battle between BJP and TMC has seen many senior ministers go to the State in the previous couple of days, significantly to take part within the ongoing Poriborton yatra. While ministers resembling Mansukh Mandavia, Gajendra Shekhawat and Prahlad Patel have been given election obligations within the State by the get together, dwelling minister Amit Shah too has been making common visits right here.
This would be the defence minister’s first political rally in Bengal this ballot season. He addressed BJP’s yuva morcha employees in Salem in Tamil Nadu, one other poll-bound state on Sunday.
Dakshin Dinajpur is among the many districts most inclined to infiltration from Bangladesh. The BJP has been elevating this as a safety concern as a part of its campaign, whereas the TMC has pinned the blame on the centre as safeguarding borders is duty of the BSF beneath the centre.
Balurghat BJP MP Sukanta Majumdar identified that many Bangladeshi immigrants cross over to this facet and lots of maintain recurrently going backwards and forwards.
“Apart from being the defence minister Rajnathji is also a senior leader of our party. We are committed to ending illegal infiltration and his assurances will help to convince people.”
“People of Balurghat were not allowed to vote in the last state rural body elections. Corruption and lack of jobs are main issues here,” he mentioned.
“Youth from here work in every other State of the country. Since it is a landlocked district, we are surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides. There is no industry here. We want some industrialisation to come up at least in Asansol or nearby areas so that youth can have options of employment within the State,” he added.