stage set for mamata\'s mega opposition rally
More than 20 national leaders, including former Prime Minister H. D. Deve Gowda, former trade union minister Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha and Arun Shourie;
Three current chief ministers, Arvind Kejriwal, Chandrababu Naidu and H. D. Kumaraswamy;
Former chief ministers Farouk Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, akhish Yadav and Guigon Abang will be present, TMC sources said.
Most of them have arrived in Kolkata.
\"I have seen hemgowda, Hemant (
Mukti Morcha, chiarken state, Hemant Soren)
And Akhilesh Yadav.
\"I will also meet with other opposition leaders,\" bannaji told reporters . \".
With the BJP\'s recent defeat in the heart of India in Rajasthan, Central and Chhattisgarh states, Banerjee raised its solidarity against the saffron party in the 2019 general election
General secretary of the Bahujan Samaji party, Satish Chandra Mishra, Supreme Leader of the Nationalist Congress Party, salad Pawar, president of the National Conference, Farouk Abdullah also
In order to ensure its complete success, large-scale preparations have been made.
In addition to the huge stage, 20 watchtowers were built, with 1,000 microphones and 30 LED screens installed to allow the audience to clearly see and hear the leader\'s speech.
Lakhs of TMC supporters and workers are expected to attend the rally, and a large number of supporters from all corners of the state have begun to flood the city.
They were placed in the suburbs of the city, some halls and stadiums.
Hundreds of TMC volunteers will take care of supporters here.
A thick security blanket was thrown at the huge Brigade Parade ---
Venues for large rallies--
Prevent anything unpleasant from happening
Police say up to 10,000 police officers will be deployed and about 400 police pickets will be set up to ensure safety.
Plainclothes police, quick action force personnel and quick response team personnel will be deployed at the rally site.
A senior police officer said that the position of the police would start as early as four o\'clock A. M. with five senior dais officers in charge of the rally as assistant commissioners.
\"We look forward to a large number of voters from across the state and across the country.
There will be so many important people.
\"We have arranged foolproof arrangements for their safety,\" he said . \".
He said that separate entrances have been arranged for five dais and will be managed by about 15 police teams, adding that commandos and other officials will also be posted there.
\"We are not allowed to set up stalls near the venue.
Only water tanks are allowed within a safe distance from dais.
\"No one will be allowed to make a fire to cook or for any other purpose near the venue,\" the official said . \".
Vehicle traffic inside and outside the venue is restricted or directed.
\"VVIPs will travel to the venue by small car.
Others must park in the designated parking lot.
\"We won\'t let anyone drive a motorcycle to this place,\" he said . \".
The Kolkata police headquarters has set up a central monitoring station to monitor the conduct of the rally.