‘My strategy was ignored’, Netaji’s grandson left BJP, said – Party and my views do not match IG News

Kolkata: Chandra Kumar Bose has resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party three years after he was dropped as its West Bengal vice-president, saying his “inclusive ideology” did not match with the party’s.

In his resignation letter to BJP national president J.P. Nadda, Bose said the party needed to focus not only on Bengali-Hindu voters but also on the state’s Muslim voters, who have a strong influence.

The letter, seen by ThePrint, has also been written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.

The grandson of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who had joined the BJP in 2016, was dropped as vice-president of the party’s Bengal unit in 2020 after his criticism of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act.

Bose wrote in the letter, “I had put forward a detailed proposal suggesting the Bengal strategy to reach out to the people of Bengal. My proposals were ignored. In view of these unfortunate circumstances, it has become impossible for me to continue as a member of the BJP.”

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