Kolkata: Union Home Minister Amit Shah had visited the state several times during the West Bengal assembly elections. Amit Shah is now visiting West Bengal next week after the assembly elections. Tell you that this will be Amit Shah's first visit to Bengal after the assembly elections. According to sources, he may go to Bengal in early September. He is likely to hold a meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in North Bengal.
Replying to a media question, Bengal BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh said he did not know anything in this regard. On the other hand, North Bengal BJP in-charge Santhan Basu also said he was not aware of the matter but BJP sources said Amit Shah may visit Bengal in the first week of September. Immediately after the assembly elections, there was a demand for a separate state in North Bengal. The demand was made especially by two BJP MPs from North Bengal, John Barla and Minister Nisith Pramanik.
Tell you that John Barla first raised the demand for a separate state. After that, these two MPs were also made ministers. The two had again demanded a separate state since they became ministers. BJP MP from Bishnupur Soumitra Khan had supported the demand. Dilip Ghosh had also supported the demand for a separate province in North Bengal.