Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit the Matua community in Kolkata on Friday (November 6). Amit Shah will have lunch at the house of one of the members of the Matua Sangha in Newtown. The whole city is preparing to welcome Amit Shah. Flags and hoardings are put up in the Newtown area. On the other hand, the Union Home Minister will visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple today (November 6).

According to sources, Amit Shah is scheduled to go to Dakshineswar temple at 9.30 am on Friday. After visiting the temple, he will meet Ajay Chakraborty, who is honored with Padma Bhushan at 10.35 am. The Union Home Minister will hold a meeting with officers and workers of the organization in Kolkata at 11.30 am. After the meeting, he will go straight to Gaurang Nagar to have lunch with the members of Matua Sangha. At 2.15 pm, Amit Shah will hold a press conference.

Also read: Amit Shah visits Ravindra Bhavan in Bankura

Amit Shah's two-day visit to West Bengal to take stock of BJP's preparedness ahead of 2021 assembly election will come to an end on Friday (November 6). During a closed-door meeting with the party leaders, he said the state party unit has to put up an intense fight against the ruling TMC to come to power in Bengal. He also set a target of winning 200 out of the total 294 seats in the 2021 West Bengal assembly elections.

Amit Shah on Thursday (November 5) had lunch at the house of a tribal BJP worker in Chaturdihi village in Bankura district. It was a vegetarian platter of Bengali delicacies, served on a plate with a banana leaf on it. Sitting on the floor of Bibhishan Hansda''s house, Shah had rice, roti, dal, ''patol bhaja'' (pointed gourd fry), ''shukto'' (mixed veg stew which is slightly bitter), ''alu- posto'' (potato cooked in poppy seed paste), and ''papad''. Although sweets such as ''rosogolla'', ''sandesh'' and ''mishti doi'' were there on the menu, the BJP leader declined to have those desserts. Shah was accompanied by BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvergiya, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy and state party chief Dilip Ghosh.