Bengal BJP asks supporters to bring family members to Modi's rallies

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Kolkata, Nov 7: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address two poll rallies in West Bengal in December and January and the state BJP is all geared up to ensure that the attendance at those rallies matches the series of mega rallies that the leader is addressing across the nation over the past few months.

According to a report published in Anandabazaar Patrika on Thursday, the state BJP leadership has asked its supporters to bring their family members at Modi's rally so that the number of participants automatically shoots up. The BJP is a weak entity in West Bengal but the party is desperate to prove that Modi's attraction is same everywhere.

According to the report, one of Modi's rallies will be held in Kolkata while the second one will be held in the northern part of the state. The state BJP is anxious for the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) will hold a mega rally on January 30 while the opposition Left is set to hold its meeting by February 15.

Narendra Modi is set to attend two rallies in West Bengal in December & January

The BJP wants to hold Modi's rally in Kolkata on January 12 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the report said, but the opponents' plans of holding mega rallies around that time has pitted the saffron party against a tough challenge.

State BJP chief Rahul Sinha has been attending organisational meets across the state and over 100 leaders of the party in the state have been given the responsibility to bring people to the rallies. The BJP is also planning to hold public rallies in all the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state where central leaders of the party will be invited.

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