Preparations for Amit Shah’s Avinandan Rally in Kolkata are in full swing

Ankur Bhattacharya

Kolkata, 28 February: Senior BJP leaders in West Bengal today visited the venue of Union Home minister Amit Shah’s Avinandan Rally at the Shahid Minar Maidan here on 1 March and inspected the progress of work there.

Inspecting the work progress and ensure that all necessary arrangements are in place well before the time of the massive rally which is expected to be attended by over 100,000 party workers from all over South Bengal on Sunday afternoon, BJP state General Secretary Raju Bandopadhyay and Sabyasachi Dutta here today said that arrangements will be made to enable the party workers to listen to their leaders.

‘Like the state government we are also concerned about the city’s Secondary and Higher Secondary students’, they said adding that in accordance with the Calcutta High Court order they had decided not to install loud speaker outside.

Meanwhile,more than 100 workers have been deployed in and around the venue of the public rally to prepare the dais and for making all other arrangements for a smooth and peaceful conduct of the Union Home minister’s Avinanandan rally in support of CAA at Shahid Minar Maidan.

The Home minister who is chairing the Eastern Zonal Council meet in Bhbaneswar today in presence of the Chief ministers of West Bengal,Bihar,Odisha and Jharkhand, would arrive here on 1 March morning to address the massive public rally.

During his one day visit he is also scheduled to hold a number of important meetings with senior state BJP leaders to chalk out a strategy for the coming civic body elections in the state in April. However, the CPM students unions have decided to oppose Shah’s visit and show him Black flags at his every meeting venue