#Kolkata: Protests have been going on since the list of candidates was announced BJP workers and supporters from various constituencies started gathering in front of the party’s election office in Hastings on Monday. Those who had the main demand, they have to change the candidates in their own assembly constituencies Eventually, the BJP took the initiative to quell the anger of the party workers
After Monday, the protests continued to increase on Tuesday The situation is such that the police clashed with the BJP workers and supporters on several occasions Demonstrations also took place around party leaders including Mukul Roy The slogan that the candidate’s post was sold for money was also raised The protests were centered in various constituencies in districts like Howrah and South 24 Parganas. BJP workers in several centers, such as Jayanagar, have complained that grassroots leaders have been fielded without tickets for long-serving leaders.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also lamented the role of state leaders in the protests surrounding party candidates. In the end, the state BJP leadership took action to handle the protest It was decided to hold talks with the activists and supporters from the assembly constituencies who were protesting. Pratap Banerjee, co-president of the state BJP, spoke to a delegation of five activists and supporters from the Center, who are angry with the candidates. The names of those who are being sought as alternative candidates are also submitted As a result, the question is whether there will be a change of candidates in some centers
A number of top BJP leaders, including Dilip Ghosh and Mukul Roy, have been summoned to Delhi tonight. Sources said that the list of candidates for the third and fourth rounds may be discussed there Besides, the state leaders are likely to be questioned once again on the issue of protests over the list of candidates
However, BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said, “There are many newcomers to our party.” The team is getting bigger Many had aspirations to become candidates But the problem will be fixed in a day or two. “