Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive today (November 4) in Kolkata for a two-day trip, during which he will attend several programmes.

According to sources, Amit Shah will land at the city airport on Wednesday (November 4) evening and will stay the night at a hotel in Rajarhat.

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On November 5, the Union Home Minister will travel to Bankura district in a helicopter to hold the party’s organisational meetings.

He is scheduled to pay homage to 18th century tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda and then will visit a tribal village – Chaturdahi to have lunch with tribal families.

State BJP vice-president Pratap Banerjee said, “In Bankura, Amit Shah will hold a party programme, and workers’ meet. He will interact with party workers and then interact with members of civil society.”

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On November 6, Shah will offer prayers at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and attend the party’s organisational meeting for the 2021 Assembly polls, in Salt Lake.

The Union Home Minister has also scheduled to visit a refugee colony in Gauranganagar in North 24 Parganas district and have lunch with refugee families.

He is likely to address a 45-minute press conference in Kolkata and might meet Padma Bhushan Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty as part of the BJP's effort to reach out to intellectuals.

Amit Shah’s scheduled Bengal visit last month was cancelled due to health issues and instead the party’s national president JP Nadda visited north Bengal.