West Bengal: BJP chief JP Nadda to farmers’ homes, will ask for handfuls of rice


New Delhi: Before the assembly elections are to be held in West Bengal in April-May, the top leadership of the BJP are going full tilt in their attempt to dislodge the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

The BJP’s national president JP Nadda will visit West Bengal today. JP Nadda will be involved in several programs in Bardhaman district. The farmers’ movement is going on in Delhi, so the entire focus of this tour of JP Nadda will be on the farmers of West Bengal.

JP Nadda will launch a rice campaign to connect farmers. In this campaign, farmers will be emotionally connected to the party by demanding a handful of rice from them. Apart from this, JP Nadda will also eat food at the house of a local farmer in Jagadanandpur village.

BJP leaders will also conduct a road show and will also visit two temples of Katwa and Bardhaman. In the evening, JP Nadda will also hold a meeting with local BJP leaders.

Rice and elections in West Bengal

– There are about 74 lakh farmer families in West Bengal.

– The BJP is celebrating Farmers Safety Month in West Bengal

– The program is expected to reach 48 thousand villages in 23 districts in January

– The BJP will go to the house of 74 lakh farmers and ask for rice

– The district where this campaign will start is Bardhaman

– Bardhaman is also called the rice bowl of West Bengal.

– Bardhaman’s fields are the best for rice cultivation.

– The BJP will take rice from 74 lakh farmers from January 9-24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been referring to the farmers of west Bengal in his address for the last few days.

PM Modi said that 70 lakh farmers of West Bengal have been deprived of the Centre’s Krishi Samman Nidhi scheme. He blamed the Mamata Banerjee government for this.

Under the Center’s Kisan Samman Nidhi, 6000 rupees are transferred to the farmers’ account every year.