200 out of 294 seats – that’s the goal that BJP chief Amit Shah set for the get together’s West Bengal wing forward of Meeting elections in 2021.
“Josh se nahi, hosh se kaam karo (work intelligently and never simply with enthusiasm),” Mr Shah instructed 250 workplace bearers at a party assembly on the finish of his Bankura go to at this time.
The moment response from Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress was from MP Sougata Roy.
“They do not have a Chief Ministerial candidate, the don’t have cadres, they do not have assist. And because the Bihar election will show, Prime Minister Modi’s charisma is fading. They don’t have any hope in Bengal. It is Amit Shah’s pipe dream,” he mentioned.
“In 2018, after I mentioned BJP will win 22 seats in Bengal, our opponents laughed at me. Even my very own get together leaders laughed at me. However, we did it,” Mr. Shah mentioned. “We acquired 18 seats and we misplaced 4-to-5 seats by simply 2000-3000 votes.”
Thumping the rostrum on stage at Bankura Mr Shah added: “However at this time I’m saying this in Bankura that, with the blessings of Birsa Munda, BJP will come to energy with at the least 200 seats.”
“Those that need to snigger at this – allow them to snigger. But when we work in response to the plan, BJP will win greater than 200 seats,” the Union House Minister mentioned.
Sources mentioned there was a collective gasp on the venue after which applause and cheers. Earlier within the day, Mr. Shah had publicly claimed that BJP would come to energy in Bengal with a two-third majority. Two-thirds of 294, the seat power of the Bengal Meeting, is 196; the half-way mark to win the Meeting is 148.
Based on the BJP calculations, it led in 120-odd Meeting seats within the Lok Sabha elections of 2019, and leaders now brimming with confidence say they’re prepared for the giant leap.