BJP’s Bengal unit constitutes 20-member core committee to oversee 2024 Lok Sabha poll

Kolkata, Dec 26 (UNI) Ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha election, BJP’s West Bengal unit on Tuesday constituted a 20-member core committee or election management committee under the supervision of party’s National President Jagat Prakash Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, party sources said.

Immediately after formation of such a committee, Shah and Nadda convened a meeting to review the weaknesses and strength of the Bengal unit and chalk out the strategy to reach out to the people from the grassroots level, sources added.

The core members of the committee are: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP Chief JP Nadda, state party chief Sukanta Majumdar, MP Dilip Ghosh, Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari, former state president Rahul Sinha, Amitabh Chakraborty, Satish Dhand, Mangal Pandey and Asha Lockra.

Besides them, among other members are Locket Chatterjee,(MP) MLA from Asansol South Agnimitra Paul, Jagannath Chatterjee, Jatirmoy Singh Mahat and Deepak Burman.

West Bengal has 42 Lok Sabha seats and the saffron brigade has set a target to win 35 seats.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha poll, BJP won a record number 18 seats, ruling Trinamool Congress 22 seats and Congress 2.

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