29 November, 2020

‘Sourav’s Support Will Help Us A Lot. BJP Is Upbeat About It.’

‘Sourav’s Support Will Help Us A Lot. BJP Is Upbeat About It.’

Jay Prakash Majumdar, the vice president of BJP in West Bengal, who left the Congress in 2014, is a prominent spokesperson of the party in Bengal. In a conversation with Rajat Roy, he discusses his party’s strategy for the all-important state ass­embly elections in 2021, where Sourav Ganguly might play on a different ground and bec­ome a crucial game-changer for the BJP.

It seems that the BJP does not have any prominent Bengali name to flaunt before the people of Bengal. Who will be the face of your party in the 2021 election?

As of today, Dilip Ghosh is our number one choice. He is the president of our party’s state unit and also the MP for the  Medinipur constituency.

Will the BJP go to the polls projecting Dilip Ghosh as their CM candidate?

He is a frontrunner now, but our party is still to take a final call on that. We made an offer to Tripura governor Tathagata Roy to contest the rec­ent Lok Sabha elections from West Bengal, but he did not...



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