There will be elections in eight phases on 294 seats in West Bengal. Here the Trinamool Congress has been in power for the last 10 years. But this time BJP is giving a tough challenge to TMC.
Kolkata: After the announcement of election dates, the battle of Bengal has now come on aunt and daughter.
BJP has put faces of nine party women leaders of Bengal in the poster. These include Rupa Ganguly, Deboshree Chaudhary, Lockett Chatterjee, Bharti Ghosh, Agnimitra Paul. The BJP poster reads, ‘Bengal wants its own daughter, not Pishi.’ ‘Pishi’ is a Bengali word used for Pitrupaksha.
Sharing a picture of Mamta, TMC wrote, “Her life has been a struggle for justice. Her humanity has touched the heart of every person of Bengal. Her simplicity and friendship have made her the daughter of the house. Her leadership In Bengal, on the path of progress, that’s why everyone is screaming – #BanglaNijer Meyke Chaye. “
How often are elections in Bengal
There will be elections in eight phases on 294 seats in West Bengal. On March 27 on 30 assembly seats in five districts of the state under the first phase, April 1 on 30 assembly seats in four districts under the second phase, April 6 on 31 assembly seats under the third phase, 44 of the five districts under the fourth phase April 10 on seats, April 17 on 45 seats in six districts under fifth phase, April 22 on 43 seats in four districts under sixth phase, April 26 on 36 seats in five districts under seventh phase and four districts under eighth phase Voting will be held on April 29 for 35 seats.
In the last assembly election, voting was held here in seven phases. Here the Trinamool Congress has been in power for the last 10 years. This time the BJP and other opposition parties are challenging it. The BJP has made a lot of efforts to remove Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from power. In the last assembly election, the Trinamool Congress won 211 seats, while the BJP had to be satisfied with only three seats.
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