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Bengal Congress to hold meeting regarding seat-sharing, poll preparedness

Congress and Left parties will soon decide on the seat-sharing through a couple of meetings scheduled next week.

Published: 15th February 2021 02:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2021 02:17 PM   |  A+A-

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Photo | PTI)

By ANI

KOLKATA: The West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) on Monday will hold a meeting with its district wings ahead of the talks with the Left parties regarding the seat-sharing in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.

The meeting will be chaired by the president of WBPCC, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

According to the sources, the meeting is being held to discuss the on-going preparations of the upcoming Assembly elections, including the seat-sharing with the Left parties.

Congress and Left parties will soon decide on the seat-sharing through a couple of meetings scheduled next week.

Earlier, the Congress party and the Left Front alliance held two rounds of meetings regarding the seat-sharing agreements for 193 of the total 294 seats in Assembly elections scheduled this year.

In the 2016 Assembly polls, the Left parties and Congress came together and bagged 76 seats whereas Trinamool Congress then bagged 211 seats.

The state of West Bengal is gearing up for the upcoming Assembly elections for 294 seats this year. (ANI)



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