On Friday, TMC MLA Mihir Goswami quit the party and joined the BJP, saying he looked forward to a 'new political era' under PM Modi's vision
TMC will cease to exist, says Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh
Police intervene to bring the situation under control as clash spills to nearby areas.
BJP kick-starts its campaign with the new slogan of "Ei baar Bangla, parle samla (Now it's Bengal's turn, hold on to it if you can)".
The BJP Bengal chief also alleged that TMC workers were ‘attacking and terrorising’ BJP workers in the state
Reacting to Ghosh's assertion, the Trinamool Congress claimed that Gujarat is known for riots and encounters and not for development.
We believe any change in power in democracy should be effected through voting: Bengal BJP chief.
Jagdeep Dhankhar alleges that the police and bureaucracy are being politicised in West Bengal
Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists raise slogans against Dilip Ghosh in Alipurduar
Home Minister Amit Shah will also discuss strategy and policy issues with the party's state unit and gauge the public mood.
Trinamool Congress has, however, criticised the saffron camp for trying to split the party and said that Suvendu Adhikari was one of its "assets".
BJP scotches rumours that Dilip Ghosh may be removed from top post
Amit Shah's visit comes in the backdrop of BJP leaders' clamour on law-and-order breakdown
Dilip Ghosh, a Lok Sabha member from Midnapore, has been addressing large public gatherings over the past couple of months, saying Mamata has imposed lockdown to prevent BJP from holding rallies.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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