Alleging the collapse of legislation and order in TMC-ruled West Bengal, senior BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday demanded that native police be avoided the following yr’s meeting elections to make sure that the train is carried out in a free and honest method.
Speaking to reporters, the BJP normal secretary who’s the celebration’s in-charge for West Bengal, additionally mentioned that cases of “infiltrations” are on the rise within the jap state.
“Law and order machinery has collapsed in West Bengal. Infiltrators are pouring in. Contract killing of political workers is on. In these challenging times, we have asked the Central government to impose President’s rule or the Election Commission should ensure that people cast their vote without fear,” he added.
Mr Vijayvargiya, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, mentioned of the EC had assured after their go to to Kolkata that Central forces could be deployed in sufficient numbers through the upcoming elections.
“But we have demanded that the state police be kept off the elections given that the police force is politicised (politically-biased) and criminalised as well,” the BJP chief alleged.
The former Madhya Pradesh minister mentioned the BJP would contest the meeting elections, due in April-May subsequent yr, in opposition to Mamta Banerjee-led TMC by itself, and can win greater than 50 per cent of votes.
“The BJP doesn’t need to forge any alliance in West Bengal,” he added.
After having a restricted presence within the politically polarised state for many years, the BJP has emerged as the primary rival to the ruling Trinamool Congress. It received 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal within the 2019 normal elections.
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