Matua Community
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 09.07.21

CAA priority, Matuas remind Shantanu

Celebrations at Thakurnagar, the headquarters of the Matua sect in North 24-Parganas, started on Wednesday right after the chief of the sect and local BJP MP Shantanu Thakur took oath as junior minist...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, Thakurnagar (North 24 Parganas)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Matuas stay with BJP

The Matua community, which voted for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, continued to back the saffron party in the Assembly elections. The Matuas, with a strong presence in some 15 constituencies i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.21

Matuas a divided house in Bengal

By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, Gaighata

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.21

'Modi and Amit Shah misleading Matuas'

Mamata Banerjee on Friday asserted yet again that members of the Matua community were very much Indian citizens and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah of misleading the c...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Habra


West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.21

Mamata: Cancel Modi's visa

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his visit to Bangladesh, accusing him of trying to influence voters in Bengal where polling began for the ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.03.21

Maidan identity for Matuas

Football and identity will get a new colour in the Calcutta Maidan with the Matuas set to get a toehold on the Maidan. If everything goes according to plan, Milan Bithi, a First Division team of Calc...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.21

Matua faces too few, rue TMC & BJP camps

The hope of the Matuas to get greater representation in the Assembly hit a hurdle with both the BJP and the Trinamul not fielding enough candidates from the community that has a significant number of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Matuas unhappy with Trinamul list

The chief of a Matua outfit allegiant to the Trinamul Congress has said the party should have fielded two-three members of the community in the Assembly polls and claimed she had been offered candidat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Gaighata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Welfare fund for all refugees pledged by Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday promised that a BJP government in Bengal would constitute the “Mukhyamantri Saranarthi Kalyan Yojona (Chief Minister’s Refugee Welfare Scheme)&rdq...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Thakurnagar (North 24 Parganas)


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