The West Bengal BJP, as part of its strategy to connect with the masses during the holiday season, has made arrangements to live stream Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech to the people of the state, sources from the state said. saffron party in Calcutta.
In a first, state BJP Mahila Morcha – the women’s wing of the party – will host Durga puja at the Eastern Zone Cultural Center (EZCC) in Salt Lake City.
According to the sources, PM Modi’s virtual speech on “Maha Sasthi” – which marks the start of the five-day festival – will set the tone for Durga puja this year.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji’s speech will be broadcast live on EZCC as well as 10 other puja pandals across the state. The names of the ten pandals have yet to be finalized,” said the vice president of the state of BJP, Partap Banerjee.
The party will also set up giant screens in several parts of the state to broadcast its speech.
Various cultural programs, including concerts by folk artists, have been scheduled at EZCC next week.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s wife Dona, a renowned dancer from Odissi, and her troupe will perform at the inauguration ceremony, Banerjee said.
Earlier, BJP head of state Dilip Ghosh had said the party was not directly involved in organizing Durga puja anywhere, fueling speculation about a split in the party.
Ghosh, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, is currently undergoing treatment at a city hospital.
With their eyes fixed on the Assembly elections, likely to be held in April-May next year, the TMC and BJP are working to woo people and strengthen their voting banks.
With the strength of the BJP having grown in recent years in Bengal, where it has never been in power, party leaders have expressed confidence that the rise of saffron will end Mamata Banerjee’s ten-year rule. in the state.
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