All India Matua Mahasangha
West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Matua threat to dump BJP over CAA delay

A senior leader of the All India Matua Mahasangha on Wednesday said the sect would withdraw its support to the BJP if its demand for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act was further del...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.21

Matua: CAA blow to BJP outreach

The decision of a parliamentary committee on subordinate legislation to grant the ministry of home affairs extension till April 9 to frame the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, rules has put the BJP in...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Want simple citizenship rules for Matuas: MP

All India Matua Mahasangha chief and BJP MP Santanu Thakur on Sunday urged members of his Matua community to visit their holy abode Thakurnagar  on January 30 — irrespective of political le...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.21

Pro-BJP Matuas to hold rally in Calcutta

The All India Matua Mahasangha, which is politically aligned to the BJP, has decided to hold a meeting at Behala in Calcutta on Friday.  Mahasangha chief and BJP’s Bongaon MP Santanu Thaku...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Race for Matua clout heats up

The battle for the top position in the All India Matua Mahasangha, an organisation backed by the BJP, has intensified with a section of the community accusing the party’s Ranaghat MP Jagannath S...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Matuas: nobody's people, everybody's votebank

On February 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Bharatiya Janata Party’s 2019 Lok Sabha campaign from Thakurnagar, 62 kilometres northeast of Calcutta, close to the India-Bangladesh border....
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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