Matua Mahasangha
West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Matua outfit starts movement for rail link

The All-India Matua Mahasangha on Sunday launched a movement demanding a 100km rail link between Nadia’s bordering town Karimpur and district head quarters Krishnagar, the timing and the demand ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.22

Matua apathy a spanner for BJP

The All-India Matua Mahasangha has decided to not interfere in the “political freedom” of its followers as they vote on Sunday when 108 civic bodies go to polls, indicating a growing rift ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

BJP leader stokes CAA

Shantanu Thakur, a junior Union minister and Bongaon MP, who has emerged as the leader of a group of dissidents within the state BJP, has suddenly decided to bring the contentious issue of the Citizen...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Kalyani/Calcutta

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 13.02.21

Shah misleading Matuas: Abhishek

Claiming that it would take 10 years to complete the Covid-19 vaccination process in the country, senior Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

Matuas plan to ask BJP for 30 seats

Centre’s delay in rolling out the Citizenship Amendment Act has given the All India Matua Mahasangh, which is led by BJP MP Santanu Thakur, an opportunity to pile pressure on the BJP and ask Uni...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Thakurnagar (North 24 Parganas)

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 20.11.20

Matuas demand for CAA implementation

The All-India Matua Mahasangha, which enjoys the BJP’s support, has urged the Narendra Modi government to announce a timeframe to implement the provisions of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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