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PM Modi cancels Friday’s Bengal go to, to address election rallies virtually

PM Modi cancels Friday’s Bengal go to, to address election rallies virtually
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout an election marketing campaign rally for West Bengal state meeting polls at Barasat, in North 24 Parganas.

PM Narendra Modi, who cancelled his Friday’s go to to Bengal, will virtually address a ballot rally within the state tomorrow at 5 pm. The Prime Minister was scheduled to address 4 rallies within the ballot sure state however had cancelled them as he can be chairing high-level conferences in Delhi over Covid state of affairs within the nation.

In a press release, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh mentioned, “The Prime Minister has had to cancel his visit to Bengal on April 23, in which he was scheduled to address four rallies across four districts and 56 Assembly constituencies.”

“BJP Bengal unit and the voters of West Bengal were looking forward to his visit but we realise the gravity of the situation and the rationale for him not being able to make it in person.”

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“We have since requested the Prime Minister to address the entire constituency at one time through a virtual address and we are pleased to confirm that he has agreed to do so.”

According to Ghosh, the Prime Minister will likely be addressing voters, notably of Malda, Murshidabad, Birbhum and Kolkata, by means of a digital medium at 5 pm on April 23.

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“On behalf of the voters of West Bengal, we extend our gratitude to the Prime Minister for acceding to our request and look forward to his inspiring address,” Ghosh mentioned.

Earlier, saying cancellation his go to to ballot battleground West Bengal, Modi tweeted, “Tomorrow, will be chairing high-level meetings to review the prevailing COVID-19 situation. Due to that, I would not be going to West Bengal.”

As per the plan, Modi was supposed to address 4 rallies in West Bengal.

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“As per the original schedule, two of these rallies were supposed to take place, at Malda and Murshidabad on April 22 and the next two rallies in Bolpur and Kolkata on April 24. In view of the prevailing Covid situation, all four rallies of Modiji were rescheduled on April 23. Now, he will address these rallies virtually,” a West Bengal BJP chief mentioned.

On Monday, the BJP has determined not to maintain huge rallies in West Bengal, and as a substitute introduced holding small public conferences of no more than 500 folks to be addressed by Prime Minister Modi and senior central leaders.

(With IANS inputs

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