Amit Shah arrives in Kolkata for a 2-day Bengal visit
Incidentally, on this day last year, Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive programme. From Kolkata, Shah will reach Hingalganj in the Indo-Bangladesh border area in North 24 Parganas district. He will inaugurate six modern floating border outposts (BOP) of the Border Security Force (BSF) and also a boat ambulance to provide medical assistance in the inaccessible area of Sundarbans from Saheb Khali to Shamsher Nagar.
After Shah, Bengal BJP trying hard to bring Modi and Nadda to state
Besides hoping that the two-day visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah on May 5 and 6, will have some positive impact on the declining morale of the party workers, the state leadership is trying hard to persuade Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the party's national president J.P. Nadda to visit the state in the coming months and cheer up the party workers through vocal tonic.
Regional languages will revolutionalise education: Amit Shah
In his inaugural address at the Nrupatunga University on the auspicious day of Basava Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, and Eid, he said that the Narendra Modi-led government has vowed to realise the dream of making India knowledge-based superpower.
Amit Shah in K'taka to hold talks on cabinet expansion
Amit Shah will finalise on the cabinet expansion and strategise for the party in the wake of the Assembly elections in 2023. B.L. Santhosh, the National General Secretary has stirred a hornet's nest in the state by hinting at a massive change in the leadership of the state. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has maintained that the statements were made in the context of civic polls. However, party sources confirm that anything can happen.
Amit Shah to arrive in Bengaluru, to take final call on cabinet changes
The visit has assumed importance in the backdrop of Shah coming with a specific mission of finalising the decision on cabinet expansion or reshuffle. He would also hold talks regarding the various happenings in the state and strategise for the state Assembly elections in 2023.
Amit Shah to be on a three-day Bengal tour from May 4-6
Amit Shah will arrive in Kolkata on the night of May 4. On May 5, he will first go to Hingalganj in the North 24 Parganas district and attend a function of the Border Security Force (BSF). From there he will head to Siliguri in North Bengal's Darjeeling district and address a public rally at Railway Institute Ground. There is also a possibility of the Home Minister having a meeting with the representatives of different political and non-political organisations based out of Darjeeling on May 5.
Bommai to host dinner party for Amit Shah on May 3
The event will be attended by former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, senior BJP leaders and core committee members. BJP leaders in the state have been exerting pressure for a quick decision on the cabinet expansion. They are stressing the fact that only about 10 months are pending for the Karnataka Assembly polls and they won't be able to do anything if more time is consumed for making decisions
Lawyers of Bengal post-poll violence victims to meet President and Home Minister
It is learnt that the delegation is likely to meet President Kovind at 12 p.m. at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Home Minister Shah at 9 p.m. In the evening at 4.30 p.m., lawyers of the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and Delhi-NCR district courts, under the banner of "Lawyers for Justice" will hold a peaceful candle march at the India Gate.
Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Babu Veer Kunwar Singh ahead of Amit Shah's visit
Ahead of Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to the state, he went to Babu Veer Kunwar Singh park and paid tribute at the freedom fighter's statue, surprising the BJP as the latter has been preparing to organise a mega event in Jagdishpur to commemorate the great icon. The BJP is organising this event to prove its power to the Janata Dal (United) and the RJD in Bihar.
Amit Shah meets Nitish Kumar at Patna airport
Amit Shah, who arrived at the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport on board a chartered plane at 12.20 p.m., was received by Governor Phagu Chauhan, Nitish Kumar, BJP state president Sanjay Jaiswal and other senior leaders. A picture of the closed-door meeting was doing the rounds on social media, which shows Nitish Kumar sitting along side Shah and Jaiswal.