Many BJP state women wing leaders, including Agnimitra Paul and Rajya Sabha member Roopa Ganguly accompanied the minister in the road show where hundreds and thousands of saffron brigade supporters followed their leaders.
BJP’s rally began from Garia station to end at Bhangor via Kheyada in South 24 Parganas and after that the rally would proceed towards Dum Dum in northern part of the city in the North 24 Parganas.
On Thursday, chief minister Mamata Banerjee rode pillion on a scooty as her cabinet colleague Firhad Hakim drove the two-wheeler to the state secretariat from her residence in Kalighat. She, however, rode back to home on the scooty by herself.
Ms Banerjee was protesting the rise in petrol and diesel. (UNI)