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BJP launches Gandhi Sankalp Yatra in Bengal

BJP launched its Gandhi Sankalp Yatra in West Bengal on Wednesday as part of the party s nation-wide initiative to propagate the ideals of the Father of the Nation on his sesquicentennial. The nation-wide campaign was launched by BJP president Amit Shah on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhiji s 150th birth anniversary. It has been delayed in West Bengal due to the ongoing festive season, BJP sources said. The Yatra will boost the prime minister s Swachh Bharat Mission , they said. The BJP programme drew sharp reaction from the ruling TMC and opposition Congress in the state who mocked the saffron camp as preachers of Godse . Godse is Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi s assassin. Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh took out a rally on the occasion from Karnogarh to Matkatpur-Inda at Kharagpur in West Midnapore district. Ghosh said at Kharagpur, The ideals of Gandhiji are very important at a time when Bengal is witnessing violence and killings everyday. The Gandhi Sankalp


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