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After HC order, Amit Shah says nobody can stop BJP 'yatras' in West Bengal

Shah said the 'yatras' have not been cancelled, just postponed

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

New Delhi: BJP National President Amit Shah addresses a press conference at the party headquarters, in New Delhi on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Photo: PTI
BJP National President Amit Shah. File photo: PTI

BJP president said on Friday that the party will "definitely" carry out 'yatras' in West Bengal and "nobody can stop it" from doing so.

His comments came a day after the refused the BJP permission to hold a 'rath yatra' in Coochbehar, following the state government expressing apprehensions of violence.

"We will definitely carry out all 'yatras', nobody can stop us.

BJP committed to change in West Bengal. The 'yatras' have not been cancelled, just postponed," Shah said at a press conference.

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Mounting a scathing attack against the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, he also alleged that the state leads in the number of political killings in the country.

"The entire West Bengal administration is working for the ruling TMC," he added.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:35 IST