West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday stated the TMC authorities should “pay a heavy price” within the state polls for not budging on its determination to implement lockdown on August 5, regardless of requests by his get together on account of the Ram temple groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya.
Mr Ghosh additionally claimed that the Mamata Banerjee-led authorities’s stand on the matter displays its “disregard for the sentiments of the Hindu community”.
Rebuffing the allegation, a senior TMC chief stated the BJP ought to chorus from indulging in communal politics within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state BJP chief, whereas addressing a protest rally right here over the alleged killing of his get together’s leaders within the current previous, stated, “We had urged the government to change the date of lockdown from August 5 to any other day. Yesterday, they did make changes to the lockdown schedule, but remained adamant on August 5.
“The folks of West Bengal are watching every part. They won’t hesitate to alter the federal government within the subsequent elections. This conceitedness will price them dearly,” he said.
The August 5 ceremony will mark the beginning of the construction of Ram temple after a decades-long title suit over the site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, was settled by the Supreme Court last November.
The Medinipur MP said his party will not conduct any programme on the occasion, but workers will take part in prayer meets organised by the VHP, and other organisations.
“Tomorrow, in numerous components of the state, folks will conduct Yagya and carry out different rituals to mark the ”bhoomi pujan” of Ram Mandir. The BJP is formally not conducting any programme, however our get together staff will participate in celebrations,” he informed reporters later within the day.
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