Kolkata: The state BJP has begun their preparations for a 10-day short Rath Yatra. A team of BJP will go to Nabanna to submit their plannings. They have decided to conduct their Raths from Tarapith, Haldia, Krishnanagar, Cooch Behar.
First it was 41 days, then it became 18-20 days. Now it has again been reduced to 10 days rath yatra or save democracy yatra which they will inform the state government.
On Tuesday, the division bench of chief justice Ranjal Gagoi of Supreme Court had denied permission for rath yatra in the state.
On Wednesday, since morning, emergency meeting was conducted at the BJP office. Instead of save democracy yatra, they have come up with save democracy programme. Amit Shah will hold rallies in five districts in West Bengal starting from January 20, a day after Mamata’s brigade. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will convene a programme at Brigade on February 8.