While addressing BJP social media volunteers in Kolkata, Amit Shah explained strategies used to connect with more people via social media platforms.
The New Indian Express reported that there were around 60-lakh-BJP workers and 40,000 WhatsApp groups in West Bengal. It also reported that Shah had instructed BJP's social media workers to send 50 lakh messages per hour before the Bengal Assembly elections.
Legislative Assembly Elections in West Bengal are scheduled to be held in 2021 for 294 seats. BJP, All India Trinamool Congress (TMC), and Communist Party of India (M) are the main parties contesting in this election.