BJP leader Suvendhu Adhikari has been detained by the Howrah Police, after a clash between BJP workers- police, during the Abhiyan Nabanna clash. On September 13, Adhikari, Locket Chatterjee and Rahul Sinha were detained and taken to Kolkata Lal Bazar Police station. The BJP criticised the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC has turned the state into North Korea. Notably, BJP called for Chalo Nabanna Abhiyan, against the TMC Government.
Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari held a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and slammed the West Bengal Government's corrupt leaders. On August 2, during the 45-minute meeting, Adhikari handed over a list of 100 Trinamool Congress leaders including ministers and MLAs, allegedly involved in scams in the state. After the meeting, Adhikari addressed the media and said, not only suspended… read-more
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Leader of opposition in West Bengal Suvendu Adhikari and four other BJP MLAs were suspended from the assembly on March 28. The suspension has occurred following a clash between the BJP MLAs and TMC MLAs in light of the Birbhum violence. Following the incident, the suspended MLAs marched outside the assembly and protested. "We need the centre's intervention," Adhikari told ANI.
BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari strongly objected the West Bengal government's implementation of 'Jal Jeevan' Mission by renaming it as 'Jal Swapna'. He wrote a letter to PM Modi, requesting him to reprimand the state government for the said act. He further stated that this has become a common practice of the West Bengal government, as previously, PM Awas Yojna was renamed as Bangla Awas Yojna.
Owing to the SGI Tushar Mehta’s removal, several delegates of TMC have decided to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on July 12. Earlier, TMC has written a letter to PM Modi on the “reeks of impropriety” of Mehta and Suvendu Adhikary’s meet. However, Mehta, who is representing the CBI in the SC and the Calcutta HC in the agency’s probe against senior TMC leaders, has denied meeting Adhikari.
The Calcutta High Court has deferred the petition to June 24, filed by the West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee against the BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari. In the petition, Banerjee challenged Adhikari's Nandigram win against her in the 2021 Bengal assembly elections. However, after the case was presented before the court, Adhikari requested to postpone the hearing to next week.
The West Bengal Police have booked BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and his brother for allegedly stealing relief goods from the Kanthi Municipality office. The FIR reads that Soumendu Adhikari (Suvendu's brother) on May 29 "forcefully" took away goods "whose estimated value is around lakhs of rupees". Moreover, the FIR also states that the BJP leaders were accompanied by the Central Forces while committing the alleged crime.
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on May 10 announced her 43-member cabinet including nine women. Inducting 20 new members, the cabinet comprises of 24 minsters of cabinet ranks, nine state ministers and 10 minsters of independent charge. Retaining six key portfolios including home and administration to herself, the cabinet has four each members from SC and ST community. Meanwhile, BJP named Suvendu Adhikari as the leader of opposition.
As the Election Commission on May 2 denied Mamata Banerjee's request to recount the votes for the Nandigram constituency, the West Bengal CM has said that she would take the matter to the court. The EC, which earlier declared Banerjee as the winner in Nandigram, later announced BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari as the victor. "I will go to the court because I have heard there were some malpractices," CM Mamata stated.
The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections recorded around 80% of voter turnout. Bengal on April 1 voted for 30 seats including the much-highlighted seat, 'Nandigram', where incumbent CM Mamata Banerjee is facing TMC-defected BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari. While CM Mamata claimed about malpractices like booth rigging at various places, the Election Commission discarded all her claims stating no disruption was noted by the observers… read-more