Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Mamata, Sonia, Rahul, Rajnath – Malda to have Train of VVIPs this week
Malda, 15 April, 2014: National leaders of all major parties are going to rally in Malda to campaign for their party candidates. While Trinamul supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee has stationed in Malda to campaign in Malda, Dinajpur and Birbhum district for next five days, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi are likely to campaign in two Lok Sabha constituencies this week. BJP leaders have been trying to hold a meeting of their Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Malda also. BJP sources informed that all India BJP president Rajnath Singh, Hema Malini, Barun Gandhi and other leaders may reach Malda to campaign for BJP candidates.
Mamata Banerjee reached Malda today around 2.45 pm by copter. Tourism minister Krishnendu Choudhury, district Trinamul Chhatra Parishad president Prasenjit Das received her at Malda airport. However, district Trinamul president Sabitri Mitra was conspicuously absent there.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Malda aerodrome on Tuesday (Photo: Sudip Roy Choudhury)
Chief minister greeted the people on occasion of Bengali New Year. Later she said that she would be stationing here till 20 April. “I would be holding election campaign in three areas in South Dinajpur by helicopter,” she said. On 17 April Miss Banerjee would bee addressing three public meeting for election at Habibpur, Harischandrapur and Malatipur in Malda north constituency.
On 18 April, Mamata Banerjee would be holding campaign in Farakka and Birbhum by copter. On 19 April she would attend election meeting in Goalpokhor and Raiganj from Malda by helicopter. On 20 April she would leave for Berhampre by copter around 12 noon. Chief minister would hold at least 12 public meetings for election between 16 and 19 April.
Bollywood star and Trinamul MP Mithun Chakraborty is supposed to address to public meetings in Old Malda on 16 April and on 17 April at Mathurapur in Manikchak and Kaliachak.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to address a public meeting on 19 April at Kandaran village in Samsi in support of Malda north Congress candidate Mausam Moor. Sonia Gandhi is expected to hold an election meeting in Sujapur in support of Congress candidate AH Khan Chgoudhury (Dalu) on 22 April.
BJP leaders like Rajnath Singh, LK Advani, Barun Gandhi and Hema Malini would be addressing election meetings in Malda.
CPI-M leaders including state leader of opposition Surjya Kanta Mishra has already attended election meeting in Malda. State LF chairman Biman Bose extensively campaigned for CPI-M candidates on Tuesday. CPI-M leaders informed that party’s polibureau member Brinda Karat would also be coming to Malda to campaign for party candidates.