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Amit Shah to visit West Bengal on Aug 11, Kolkata police grants permission to rally

By Chennabasaveshwar

New Delhi, Aug 1: Amidst strong opposition by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over Assam NRC, the BJP chief Amit Shah to visit West Bengal on August 11.

The party announced Amit Shah's visit to the state when Mamata Banerjee was in the national capital to meet opposition leaders.

Amit Shah to visit West Bengal

Meanwhile, Kolkata Police issue clarification over speculation in social media about denial of permission to Amit Shah's visit.

Kolkata Police West Bengal, said, "Some unwarranted speculation in social media about denial of permission to a political party on 11 August has come to our notice. It is to clarify that on request, permission for the meeting has already been granted."

Earlier, Amit Shah said, "It does not matter whether I get permission or not, I will definitely go to Kolkata. If the state government wants, it can arrest me."

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