BJP not to hold big rallies, public meetings in West Bengal

DARJEELING, INDIA - APRIL 10: Supporters wearing masks of BJP Prime Minister candidate Narendra Modi during his election rally at Siliguri on April 10, 2014 in Darjeeling, India. Around 815 million people have registered to vote in worlds biggest election, in which the battle is between pro-business Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi against the Nehru-Gandhi familys unpopular ruling Congress party. (Photo by Bikram Sashanker/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

In the wake of COVID-19, the BJP will not hold big rallies and public meetings in West Bengal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders will address small meetings in the state with maximum 500 people.

In a statement, the party said, all these public meetings will be held in open spaces following COVID19 guidelines.

The party has also set a target to distribute 6 crore masks and sanitizers in the state.

Three phases of the total 8 phases of voting remains. Counting of votes will be held on May 2.