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  • PM Modi may virtually address gathering of Matua community

    PM Modi may virtually address gathering of Matua community

    A few days ago, BJP MP from Bongaon Shantanu Thakur also held a series of meeting over the community’s grievances on CAA and NRC issues even as he has been distancing himself from senior state leaders, apparently unhappy with their reluctance to communicate with the Centre over the citizenship rights issues.

    March 28, 2022
  • Matuas decide to move away from saffron party

    Matuas decide to move away from saffron party

    The Matua vote will be a deciding factor across 40-45 Assembly constituencies spread across several districts including the rural areas of North 24 parganas and in districts like in Barasat, Basirhat, Bangaon and in some areas of Nadia like Krishnanagar, Kalyani, Ranaghat. The differences between the BJP and the Matuas cropped after the saffron party failed to fulfill the promise made by them during the West Bengal Assembly polls earlier this year.

    December 28, 2021
  • Matuas may make the difference in 6th phase of Bengal elections

    Matuas may make the difference in 6th phase of Bengal elections

    In all, 43 Assembly segments are going to the polls in North and South Bengal in which there is a fair sprinkling of the political heavyweights and new but much adored faces from the silver screen who aspire to be people's representatives.

    April 22, 2021
  • Can home minister be an outsider, asks Shah at poll rally in Burdwan

    Can home minister be an outsider, asks Shah at poll rally in Burdwan

    Shah was addressing a poll rallly at Jamalpur for the BJP candidates of Purbasthali (North & South) Assembly constituencies in Burdwan (East) today.

    April 19, 2021
  • West Bengal to set up separate boards for Namasudras, Matuas before LS polls

    West Bengal to set up separate boards for Namasudras, Matuas before LS polls

    In Bengal, more than 90 per cent of Namasudras are Matuas who are traditional vote banks of the ruling Trinamool Congress in the state.

    November 6, 2018