Amit Shah’s Rally in Kolkata Cancelled


Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah’s rally in the city on November 30 was called off today. BJP state president Rahul Sinha said the rally was called off as Shah would be attending rallies in the state in December.

He denied that the decision on Shah not attending the November 30 rally had anything to do with Bihar polls results.
The November 30 rally of BJP will be attended by the party’s central leaders and there will be a march from College Square to Rani Rashmoni Road, Sinha said.

BJP, he said, will try to hold a rally with Prime Minister as a main speaker in January, when Narendra Modi will be in Kolkata to attend government programs.

Reffering to the party’s dismal showing in Bihar, Sinha said it would not spoil the prospects of the party in Bengal. “How can the (poll) result of one state impact the prospects of BJP in Bengal?” Sinha added to his speech.

He criticized artists and those raising their voices against the issue of alleged intolerance.