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Bengal Poll: BJP Vs Prashant Kishore on Clubhouse chat

Prashant Kishor, Mamata Banerjee's election strategist for the Bengal polls, has landed in a controversy. He has reportedly said in a Clubhouse chat that the Bharatiya Janata Party is winning in the West Bengal Assembly election. Prashant Kishor is also heard saying that PM Narendra Modi is hugely popular in West Bengal. According to Prashant Kishor, this is one of the three factors which would decide which party sweeps the state. Kishor is also heard saying that factors such as Suvendu Adhikari's exit from the Trinamool Congress and him advising Mamata Banerjee for the West Bengal polls will have little impact in this election. Rather, Dalits and the Mathua communities specifically voting for the BJP is a very important factor," Prashant Kishor said. The audio bomb was released by the BJP as the state is voting in the fourth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, Amit Malviya, BJP IT cell head, shared the purported conversation of Prashant Kishor in an open Clubhouse organised by a journalist.

In his response to the damning tweets, Prashant Kishor dared the BJP to release the full transcript of the chat on Clubhouse, an invitation-only social media app that enables audio discussions on chatrooms.

 

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