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Adhikari gives call to overthrow TMC from power in Bengal

Adhikari, sporting a saffron 'tilak' on his forehead, chanted 'Hare Krishna Hare Hare, BJP Ghore Ghore' (BJP in every household), as a battery of saffron party workers cheered for him.

By: PTI | Jhargram (wb) |
March 9, 2021 7:08:18 pm
Adhikari, who crossed over to the BJP from the TMC in December last year, has been pitted opposite his ex-party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a do-or-die contest in Nandigram. (Representational/Express photo)

Senior BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday gave a clarion call to oust the TMC from power in Bengal as he led a ‘padayatra’ in Jhargram district.

Adhikari, sporting a saffron ’tilak’ on his forehead, chanted ‘Hare Krishna Hare Hare, BJP Ghore Ghore’ (BJP in every household), as a battery of saffron party workers cheered for him.

Some of his supporters also raised the slogan ‘TMC sarkar aar nei darkar’ (we dont need the TMC government any longer), while holding high lotus symbol cutouts and saffron- coloured balloons.

Adhikari, who crossed over to the BJP from the TMC in December last year, has been pitted opposite his ex-party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a do-or-die contest in Nandigram.

The former state cabinet minister, while talking to reporters, said he will campaign for saffron camp candidates of Paschim Medinipur and Jangalmahal every other day.

Incidentally, Adhikari’s former mentor and TMC boss Mamata Banerjee held a public meeting in Nandigram during the day, as he canvassed for BJP candidates in Jhargram.

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