Kolkata, March 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
is likely to address at least 10 public meetings across West Bengal
campaigning for the BJP in the assembly polls, the party's state unit
chief Dilip Ghosh said here on Saturday.
"We have sent a proposal
to the central leadership urging the prime minister to campaign in the
state. He is likely to address at least 10 public meetings across
various constituencies," Ghosh said.
Among the constituencies
where Modi is expected to campaign are Siliguri in North Bengal,
Kharagpur in West Midnapore district, Asansol in Burdwan district and
The BJP is targeting the Mamata Banerjee government over
violence in Kaliachak in Malda where a large mob set afire several
vehicles and attacked a police station in January.
Ghosh said Modi was likely to address a public rally later in the month with at least two-three visits in April.
Modi, a host of high profile BJP leaders including party chief Amit
Shah were also expected to campaign during the mega poll battle in the
"At least 30-40 BJP leaders including Maharashtra chief
minister Devendra Fadnavis and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj
Singh Chouhan will campaign for the party," added Ghosh.