Updated December 29th, 2023 at 18:27 IST

Bengal people ready to bless BJP in 2024 Lok Sabha elections with 35 seats: Amit Shah

Post the meeting , Shah announced that people of Bengal are have trust of PM Modi and they are ready to bless the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with 35 se

Reported by: Digital Desk
Union Home Minister Amit Shah | Image:PTI
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Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda on Tuesday held organizational meetings with the state's party core members to frame strategies for the party. 

Post the meeting , Shah announced that people of Bengal are have trust of PM Modi and they are ready to bless the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with 35 seats. 

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Taking to X, " Shah said, “Today, along with National President Shri @JPNadda Ji held a meeting of the@BJP4Bengal core group in Kolkata and discussed the strategies for the upcoming election. The people of Bengal trust PM Modi Ji and are all set to bless the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with 35 seats.”

Today, along with National President Shri @JPNadda Ji held a meeting of the @BJP4Bengal core group in Kolkata and discussed the strategies for the upcoming election.
The people of Bengal trust PM Modi Ji and are all set to bless the BJP in 2024 Lok Sabha elections with 35 seats.… pic.twitter.com/osSsiFPrWu

— Amit Shah (@AmitShah)

The saffron party has set the target of of winning 35 seats out of the 42 parliamentary seats in the West Bengal. 

Shah targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Trinamool Congress's National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee at a rally in Birbhum district this year. He said, “Give us 35 seats in 2024 and the Mamata Banerjee government will be out. There is corruption in Bengal. And only the BJP can stop it.”

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West Bengal has forty-two Lok Sabha seats. The BJP secured 18 seats in 2019, providing the Trinamool Congress a fierce competition as it won 22 seats. Congress was given the two seats that were left.

Earlier in the day, Amit Shah, along with BJP national president JP Nadda, visited and offered prayers at Gurudwara Bara Sikh Sangat in Kolkata on the occasion of Veer Baal Diwas. (With inputs from ANI) 

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Published December 26th, 2023 at 21:47 IST