Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Wednesday (December 9) lashed out at Mamata Banerjee over rising intolerance under her rule in West Bengal.

Nadda said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee byword for intolerance. He said that while the BJP runs party through its offices, other parties run from homes.

"For us party is family, for some like TMC family is party," he said.

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"We will dethrone the Mamata Banerjee government and lotus will bloom in the 2021 elections," he said, adding that the BJP will win over 200 seats and form the government in the eastern state.

Nadda landed in Kolkata to take up outreach programmes in Mamata’s Assembly constituency Bhawanipore and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee’s Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency during her two-day Bengal visit under the banner of 'Aar Noy Onnay' (no more injustice) campaign. 

He inaugurated eight party offices using a virtual platform and an election management room in the party office.

Nadda was shown black flag when he arrived at the Hastings office by a group of people, without displaying flag or symbol of any political party' protested demanding withdrawal of Farm Bills.

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Before visiting Kalighat temple and offering prayer, the BJP chief visited a slum area in Mamata’s backyard and distributed pamphlets mentioning the success of BJP-led central government and failure of TMC-led West Bengal government.

During his stay here, Nadda will review the preparations of the party for the April-May 2021 Assembly elections and launch a door-to-door campaign. He will also participate in various programmes aimed at strengthening the party organisation.