In the assembly elections held in March-April this year in West Bengal, Adhikari had defeated Trinamool Congress chief and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a tight contest in Nandigram seat.
New Delhi. West Bengal Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly and B J P MLA Shubhendu Adhikari Prime Minister on Wednesday Narendra Modi and discussed political issues related to the state during this time. The meeting lasted about 45 minutes. The official met Modi at the Prime Minister’s official residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. He was the National President of BJP yesterday. JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah Including several top leaders of the party. After the meeting, the official tweeted, “Had a chance to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek blessings. I thank him for giving me his valuable time. I had a detailed conversation with him for about 45 minutes on Bengal and various other political issues. I sought his support and guidance for the development of West Bengal.
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Later in a discussion with reporters, he said that during his meeting from BJP President to Prime Minister, he apprised him of the situation in the state and said that political violence should stop. He said, “The Chief Minister of West Bengal should also take care of the dignity of the Constitution. So far 42 workers have died in the post-poll violence. We are committed to protect BJP workers. The officer later also met Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. After meeting Tomar, the official tweeted, “Discussed with Agriculture Minister on widespread corruption in MGNREGA in Bengal. He has assured appropriate action on my complaints.” After becoming the Leader of Opposition in West Bengal, the officer met top BJP leaders, including the Prime Minister, here for the first time. In the assembly elections held in March-April this year in West Bengal, Adhikari had defeated Trinamool Congress chief and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a tight contest in Nandigram seat.
The official met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda on Tuesday and discussed several issues related to the state. Adhikari was a minister in the previous West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee, but joined the BJP just ahead of the assembly elections in the state this year. Significantly, the Trinamool leader was angered by the presence of the officer in the meeting between Modi and Mamata to review the damage caused by cyclonic storm ‘Yas’. A few days later, officials are meeting top BJP leaders. According to sources, Mamta Banerjee had reached the said meeting late and left after giving a report regarding the damage of the cyclone.
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