What Makes West Bengal So Important For the BJP

Politics

New Delhi :Senior BJP leaders, including its president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have held several rallies in West Bengal over the past couple of months. The party tried and failed to take out a rath yatra and is pushing hard for the controversial bill that seeks to provide citizenship to ‘non-Muslim’ immigrants.

citizenship to ‘non-Muslim’ immigrants.

Most recently, PM Modi addressed two back-to-back rallies in the state on Saturday, kick-starting BJP’s campaign for the upcoming polls. But why is the BJP making all these extra efforts in Bengal?

For quite some while now, political analysts have been speculating that BJP might not be able to repeat its 2014 Lok Sabha performance in the upcoming polls, mainly on account of a possible poor show in the Hindi-heartland.

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