Amit Shah I Amit Shah pays tribute to revolutionaries in West Bengal and asks young people to connect with the legacy of Subhas Chandra Bose


Amit Shah in West Bengal (@ BJP4Bengal) | Photo credit: Twitter

Highlights

  • Amit Shah vowed to uproot TMC’s “raj union”
  • Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah held rallies at South 24 parganas on February 18
  • Amit Shah reported BJP’s “Poriborton Yatra” to Kakdwip on February 18th

Calcutta: Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, paid tribute to the state’s great revolutionaries at the National Library of here. While attending the program, Shah invoked the legacy of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, claiming that the great freedom fighter is still loved by compatriots as much as he was during the freedom struggle.

The Union Home Minister attended the “Shauryanjali Program” and paid tribute to the Bengal icons at the National Library and motivated the young people to read about the life of Netaji.

Addressing the event, Shah said there had been many attempts to eradicate Netaji’s legacy from the country’s history, but Bose’s immense contribution to the country’s freedom struggle and his sacrifice will ensure that he will remain in the hearts of the people of this land.

The decision of the government of Union Home Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the birth of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a dignified manner nationally and internationally.

“I want to tell the young people of the country that you should read about the life of Subhas Chandra Bose. You will learn a lot from his life journey. A committee has been formed under the leadership of the Prime Minister to mark the 125th anniversary of Netaji’s birth, “Shah said.

Shah said the country’s youth, who understand the history of nations, can help build a prosperous country and shape its future in the right direction.

He called on GenX to join in the one-year celebrations to honor a national icon like Netaji.

The Modi government also decided to celebrate Netaji’s birthday on January 23 each year as “PARAKRAM DIWAS” to inspire the people of the country.

The BJP, which has proven to be the main challenger to the Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee in the upcoming West Bengal elections, is sparing no effort to turn the situation around. From the vehement attack on Banerjee and his nephew Abhishek Banerjee to the deployment of senior leaders, including trade union ministers in Bengal, the BJP has stepped up its election campaign to capture the state it has never ruled.

Shah, who launched his visit on February 18, has vowed to uproot the “union raj” from the ruling TMC. The BJP leader on Thursday announced the final stop of his party’s Poribrton yatra ‘, addressed a mega campaign rally in Kakdwip in southern Parganas, visited the home of a migrant family and had lunch with d ‘other party leaders. He then visited Gangasagar and Aurobindo Bhawan in Kolkata and paid homage to Aurobindo Ghosh.

Interestingly, this was the first time that Shah and the Trinamool supremo addressed rallies in the South 24 Parganas district on the same day. Banerjee was with his nephew Abhishek in Pailan in the south of 24 Parganas.

Shah called on people to vote for the BJP and “uproot the Raj union from the TMC” to pave the way for Sonar Bangla (prosperous Bengal) after the next elections, scheduled for April-May.

Signaling the “Parivartan Yatra” of Kakdwip’s saffron party, Shah said, “Our goal is not simply to inaugurate a BJP government after defeating the Mamata Banerjee regime. This is the fight of the BJP to make the Bengal Sonar Bangla. This fight is between our workers stand and the TMC union – it is a fight to end the raj union.

“You (the people) vote for the BJP. Leave the illegal immigrants alone, not even a bird across the border will be allowed into the state.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal on February 22

Star BJP activist Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state on February 22 to inaugurate a central government plan and also address a poll in Hooghly district. It will also inaugurate the Noapara-Dakshineswar section of the Kolkata metro.

It should be noted that Prime Minister Modi visited Kolkata on January 23 to participate in the celebrations commemorating the 125th birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.


Thelma J. Longworth

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