Kolkata : BJP leaders and workers have started preparations to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s huge rally on March 7 a success. At the same time, it is being speculated that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly may also attend Modi’s rally. At the same time, the BJP clarified that it will be the decision of the former cricketer whether he wants to attend the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kolkata or not. BJP spokesman Shamik Bhattacharya said that if Sourav Ganguly wants to participate in the program and his health and weather conditions allow it, he is welcome.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has postponed his roadshow to be held in Kolkata on Tuesday and Wednesday. Shah postponed his roadshow so that BJP leaders and workers had enough time to prepare for Sunday’s rally. BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh has said that a large number of people will attend this rally to be held at the Brigade Parade Grounds. He has asked all the district heads of the party to ensure that most people attend the Prime Minister’s rally.
The party aims to have about 20 lakh people involved in the rally. The Election Commission has announced the dates for the assembly elections in West Bengal and the state will go to polls in eight phases. The BJP leadership may soon announce candidates for the first phase of elections. Senior party leaders may visit New Delhi this week for the first list of candidates. The BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC) may meet in New Delhi on Thursday for the purpose of deciding the names of candidates for the first phase of elections. In West Bengal, polling for 30 seats in the Pahl phase will be held on March 27.