scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Monday, August 03, 2020

BJP confident of holding Amit Shah meet in city

The party retorted that it was a political move since November 30 was a Sunday and the reasons cited by the police would not hold water.

By: Press Trust of India | Kolkata | Published: November 24, 2014 8:01:50 pm
BJP said that they are confident that Amit Shah's meeting will take place in the city. BJP said that they are confident that Amit Shah’s meeting will take place in the city.

The state unit of BJP today expressed confidence of holding the proposed meeting of BJP president Amit Shah in the city on November 30.

“We are confident that Amit Shah’s meeting will take place in the city. We will also wait for the High Court order on the venue of the meet,” West Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha told reporters here.

While the BJP wanted to hold the meeting in front of Victoria House in downtown Kolkata, the usual venue for the Trinammol Congress to observe its annual July 21 martyr’s day rally, the police administration declined to give clearance citing reasons of traffic congestion and law and order issues.

The party retorted that it was a political move since November 30 was a Sunday and the reasons cited by the police would not hold water.

Subsequently, the BJP moved the High Court challenging the decision and the matter would come up for hearing tomorrow.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement