BJP backing new political party to eat into minority votes in West Bengal


The Chief Minister of India’s West Bengal state, Mamata Banerjee has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is backing a newly formed party to ensure that it divides the minority votes to its benefit.

Mamata Banerjee, speaking at a rally at Patharpratima in Paraganas district, without naming any party or any person, also said the founder of that outfit receives money from the BJP.—KMS