You are here: Home » Elections » West Bengal Election » News
Business Standard

West Bengal polls: BJP's JP Nadda holds roadshow in Tollygunge area

In a show of might amid the ongoing assembly elections, BJP national president JP Nadda on Monday held a roadshow in Tollygunge area of the city

Topics
West Bengal Assembly polls | West Bengal | Jagat Prakash Nadda

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

JP Nadda
BJP National President JP Nadda

In a show of might amid the

ongoing assembly elections, BJP national president J P Nadda on Monday held a roadshow in Tollygunge area of the city.

The roadshow, which commenced at a tram depot at 3.15 pm, is scheduled to culminate at Garia More, spanning a distance of little more than 4 km.

It is set to cover Tollygunge assembly constituency and parts of Behala Purba seat, where Union minister Babul Supriyo and actress Payal Sarkar -- a poll debutant -- are respective candidates.

Standing atop a lorry, decorated with flowers and BJP flags, Nadda, with Supriyo and Sarkar by his side, was seen waving at the crowd, amid chants of 'Jai Shri Ram', 'Narendra Modi Zindabad' and 'J P Nadda Zindabad' by party supporters.

Hundreds of people queued up on both sides of the road as the rally inched forward through the crowded streets.

Nadda is scheduled to address a rally in Chuchura, Hooghly district, later in the day.

His rally at Sreerampur, however, was cancelled due to unknown reasons.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Mon, April 05 2021. 16:20 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU