AIMIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi’s first rally in Kolkata, scheduled to be held on Thursday, has been cancelled as the town police denied permission for it, occasion sources claimed. Owaisi was scheduled to kick off his occasion’s marketing campaign forward of the West Bengal meeting elections with the rally in the minority-dominated Metiabruz space of the town.
AIMIM state secretary Zameerul Hasan stated the police didn’t give them permission for the rally. “We had applied 10 days back for permission. But today we were informed by the police that they will not permit us to hold the rally. We can’t be cowed down by such tactics of the ruling TMC. We will discuss and soon announce a fresh date for a programme,” Hasan stated.
AIMIM has already give you posters for the deliberate programme. The Kolkata police declined to touch upon the matter.
The TMC denied any involvement in the cancellation of the rally. “We have no role in permitting a rally organised by the AIMIM which is nothing but a proxy of the BJP in Bengal,” TMC MP Sougata Roy stated.
Parties in West Bengal are apprehensive that political equations in the polarised state are set to witness vital modifications as the sway of the non-BJP outfits over minorities seems to be set for a stiff problem with the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen entry, outstanding Muslim leaders in the state claimed. Owaisi, who after AIMIM’s good efficiency in the 2020 Bihar meeting ballot has introduced that it’s going to contest the Bengal election, has been discussing a doable alliance with Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui, who had lately floated the Indian Secular Front (ISF).
According to a senior chief of the Hyderabad-based occasion, Owaisi has seen in West Bengal, a fertile floor for his enlargement plans, as Muslims represent round 30 per cent of the state’s inhabitants. Elections to the 294-member West Bengal Assembly are more likely to be held in April-May.