Amit Shah in Kolkata: Will begin a movement to uproot Mamata

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata on Saturday morning to a musical welcome and noisy protests ahead of a public meeting to boost the saffron party's footprint in West Bengal in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Kolkata airport became a scene of competition for both the saffron workers and ruling Trinamool Congress supporters laid out their own style of welcome. BJP workers staged a 'kirtan', complete with khol and kartals in traditional style, to welcome their leader. Some were also seen playing the ektara, a one-stringed instrument typically used by bauls of wondering minstrels of Bengal.

Story Saved
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals