Smarting below the meeting election defeat, the West Bengal BJP is more likely to deliver a few sweeping organisational reshuffle to crack the whip on recalcitrant leaders and a piece of turncoats, who joined the occasion forward of the polls.
The state BJP can be considering to place up a “screening window” whereas inducting leaders from different events, and taking a “Bengal-specific political line” in tandem with its pan-India coverage to tackle the Trinamool’s sub-nationalism, occasion sources mentioned.
The BJP has determined to revamp the organisation by rewarding environment friendly occasion staff and leaders and take away a number of turncoats from native and district ranges. It has additionally determined to rein in dissidence with a two-pronged method.
The proposed measures come within the backdrop of ballot reverses, rising infighting and reverse exodus, the most recent being the switchover of BJP nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy to the ruling occasion within the state.
After its defeat within the meeting polls in May, the state BJP has been a divided home with fixed bickering amongst senior leaders who’re blaming one another for the failure, the occasion sources mentioned.
“Discussions are underway for certain changes at various levels of the organisation. There have been some issues. It would have been better if such things could have been avoided,” state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh instructed PTI.
Asked whether or not the BJP will take motion in opposition to dissidents and TMC turncoats who’re overtly talking in opposition to the occasion, Mr Ghosh mentioned, “No one is above party discipline”.
“There are some people who had joined the party in the hope of getting something if the BJP came to power. But now, as we have failed, they are speaking in a different tone. All of us have to follow the rules and discipline of the party,” he mentioned.
There is a rising resentment amongst rank and file as no motion has been taken in opposition to Trinamool turncoats like Rajib Banerjee and Saumitra Khan who’ve been overtly talking in opposition to the BJP management because the ballot debacle, occasion sources mentioned.
The scenario worsened after the state management took motion in opposition to some district leaders however didn’t contact the state-level turncoats who have been overtly defying the occasion.
“There has been a lot of pressure from workers to take action against the errant leaders as this is not how a disciplined party like the BJP works. We have already zeroed in on dissidents and prepared a list, and action will be taken as soon as we get the central leadership’s nod,” a senior BJP chief, who’s aware of the event, mentioned.
“We don’t want people who are not keen on staying with us,” he mentioned.
Several different turncoats like Sonali Guha, Sarala Murmu, Dipendu Biswas and Bacchu Hansda have expressed their want to return to the Trinamool.
Learning from meeting ballot “mistakes”, the occasion has determined to ascertain a “screening team” whose approval could be necessary for anybody keen to affix the occasion.
“We have made a big mistake by admitting anyone and everyone from the Trinamool. As a result of this, we could not benefit from anti-incumbency in many areas, whereas in other places, party units got filled with turncoats thus alienating our tried-and-tested workers and leaders,” one other senior state BJP chief mentioned.
He identified that within the 149 seats the place the BJP fielded newcomers who had joined from different events, the strike fee was simply 9, whereas old-timers have been fielded in 68 of 77 seats it received.
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