Bengal BJP New President: BJP got the youngest president in Bengal, has an old relationship with RSS, know who is Sukant Majumdar
BJP MP 41-year-old sukant Majumdar ( Sukanta Majumdar ) The new president of West Bengal ( Bengal BJP President has made). He has been given the command of West Bengal. However, Dilip Ghosh ( Dilip Ghosh ) has made national vice-president of the party. He has taken over the post of President in place of Dilip Ghosh. Dilip Ghosh was the Bengal BJP president for six years. Sukanta Majumdar has made it clear with becoming the West Bengal BJP President that he will work on rectifying the mistakes. It is being claimed that this change has been made in view of the poor performance of the party in the assembly elections.
Sukant Majumdar's appointment comes a day after former Union minister Babul Supriyo joined TMC. Let us first know who is Sukant Majumdar. Sukant is Professor of Botany (Botany) at Gour Banga University, Malda. Sukanta Majumdar did his PhD from the North Bengal University of Siliguri. Dr. Mazumdar has published more than 15 scientific papers in national and international journals which were based on his research.
Sukant Majumdar is an active worker of RSS
Sukanta Majumdar is an active RSS worker and defeated TMC candidate Arpita Ghosh in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Balurghat seat by more than 33 thousand votes. Sukanta Majumdar is counted among the quiet leaders of the party. He is always seen avoiding making controversial and provocative statements. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah took charge of campaigning for the party in the assembly elections and Sukant Majumdar was often seen on the stage in the party's meetings. Sukanta Majumdar is considered very close to Dilip Ghosh and sources say that the central leadership was recommended by Dilip Ghosh to make Sukanta Majumdar the president.
Why was Sukanta Majumdar made the president?
According to BJP sources, Sukanta Majumdar, who is the youngest state president of the party at 41, has been asked to strengthen the organization and prevent defection of party MLAs to TMC amid the post-assembly election stampede in the BJP. has been brought for. BJP had expected an absolute majority in these elections, but the results of the elections had taken everyone by surprise. The BJP had won only 77 seats out of 292. At the same time, TMC had won 213 seats in these elections. TMC leaders credited this victory to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. After this, two Lok Sabha MPs quit as MLAs to secure their seats, while four MLAs left the BJP and joined TMC, including Mukul Roy. Accordingly, BJP has 71 seats left.
Why did Dilip Ghosh leave after all?
Dilip Ghosh was made the president in 2015 after Rahul Sinha, despite repeatedly making controversial statements about TMC and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He has proved to be the most successful state president of BJP. Under Dilip Ghosh's leadership, the party won 18 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal in 2019, compared to just 2 in 2014, SS Ahluwalia in Darjeeling and Babul Supriyo in Asanlos. Dilip Ghosh was instrumental in expanding the organization at the grassroots level and keeping the rank and file of the party charged with his fiery speeches. However, as the president, the huge infighting in the party had emerged as a major problem. The state unit of the BJP was split into two lobbies, led by Dilip Ghosh and former BJP national vice president Mukul Roy.