Kolkata: BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari visited the national capital to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national president JP Nadda.
“I have asked the Home Minister to stay in Bengal and also informed him about the post-poll violence in West Bengal. We also spoke about Haldia port and also spoke on how Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is misusing the IPA and IAS officers,” claimed Suvendu.
Mentioning that BJP is not a regional party, Suvendu slammed Mamata Banerjee for showing disrespect to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“BJP is a national party and since I have been chosen as Leader of Opposition, I will do my duty to uplift the party more,” added the BJP MLA.
Soon after meeting the Union Home Minister, the BJP legislator on Twitter said, “Met the Honourable Union Home Minister @AmitShahJi. Discussed on several matters and seeked blessings for Bengal. Honourable HM assured, he was and he will be there for Bengal always."
Later in the day, Suvendu met BJP national president JP Nadda and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and sought ways to curb post-poll violence in West Bengal.
Talking to media, Suvendu said that citing defection law he will try to stop defections to the ruling Trinamool Congress.
According to sources, Suvendu also discussed on various central schemes and its benefits with the central leaders.
“Benefits of central schemes to the people of Bengal and ways to increase organization in Bengal were also discussed. Ways to stop defection and the way the BJP will proceed with their agitation in Bengal after the lockdown is lifted is also discussed. It is heard that the BJP legislator also spoke on how he and his close aides can be saved by the allegations of stealing relief material,” claimed the sources also adding that ways to safeguard BJP cadres was also discussed.
Suvendu is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow.