BJP delegation to meet Election Commission on issues related to West Bengal

The party decision came after the state government denied permission to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land in Uttar Dinajpur on Sunday

Published: 04th February 2019 12:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2019 12:04 PM   |  A+A-

Nirmala Sitharaman

The delegation comprising of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and other leaders. (File | EPS)

By IANS

NEW DELHI: A high-level BJP delegation will approach the Election Commission on Monday on issues related to West Bengal, including on blocking of rallies of its party leaders in the state.

The delegation comprising of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, BJP General Secretary and in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya and MP S.S. Ahluwalia will visit the Nirvachan Sadan around afternoon, a party official said.

The party decision came after the state government denied permission to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land in Uttar Dinajpur on Sunday, where he was to address two rallies.

Adityanath, later addressed the rallies via mobile.

The Bharatiya Janata Party has been continuously accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of obstructing it to hold rallies in the state.

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