BJP ‘On Fire’, Courtesy TMC? Amit Shah’s Rallies Face The Heat As Vehicles Near Venue Vandalised, TorchedAmit Shah addressing party workers in West Bengal (Photo by Milind Shelte/India Today Group/Getty Images)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is finding it hard to stage its rallies in West Bengal. On 29 January (Tuesday), the party pointed fingers at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and alleged that the vehicles parked in the vicinity of Amit Shah’s rally were vandalised and numerous bikes were torched.

BJP’s West Bengal secretary took a jibe at the TMC and said: "The TMC is afraid of our strength, that is why they committed violence.”

Meanwhile, BJP president Amit Shah questioned the killings of BJP workers in Bengal and cited that they were killed as they opposed the corruption syndicates of the ruling party. Shah stressed upon the importance of the cadres and claimed that the 2019 General Elections will reclaim “Shonar Bangla.”

The BJP is currently on a series of ‘ganatantra bachao’ rallies ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. “The BJP workers will reach out to every home to establish democracy in the state,” said Shah, reports News 18.

However, amidst allegations from the BJP, the TMC denied the allegations claiming that they were the handiwork of the BJP and the violence was orchestrated by the BJP itself.

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