Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Legislative Assembly Shabhendu Adhikari met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda in the national capital. The official apprised Shah and Nadda of the sentiment prevailing in the saffron cadre after the failed attempt to oust the Mamata Banerjee government in the assembly elections.
The official was called to Delhi by the BJP’s central leadership and he arrived on Monday night. He is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
In the morning the officer met Shah at his residence and discussed the issues related to West Bengal. After the meeting, the official tweeted: “Discussed many matters and sought blessings for Bengal. Hon’ble HM assured, he was and will always be for Bengal.
Later in the evening, the officer met Nadda at his residence. After the meeting, he tweeted, “Glad to meet Hon’ble National President of BJP JP Nadda ji. Discussed important issues of Bengal and its solutions. Rest assured that the party is with every worker at all times.
The official also briefed the BJP central leadership about the unrest among a section of leaders who had joined the saffron camp ahead of the assembly elections and are now planning to return to the Trinamool Congress.
It is learned that the officer also informed the party’s central leadership about the post-poll violence against BJP workers. Sources said the plan to ensure the safe return of cadres taking refuge in other states also came to the fore after the attack by Trinamool workers.