Upset with the party’s poor show in Asansol, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet party functionaries both in north and south Bengal.
The schedule for the Class 12 state board examinations, which were supposed to be held between April 2 and 26, was revised, Banerjee said, adding that the tests will now end on April 27.
The EC announced that by-elections in the states of West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra will be held on April 12.
Alleging that in certain booths, the number of votes secured by the BJP was less than that of the voters in the families of saffron party leaders and workers, Adhikari wondered how this had happened.
Differences between the party’s organisational leaders and elected representatives emerged after the high-command assigned party MLAs to oversee the by-poll keeping aside the district-level leaders.
However, Congress bled badly in the bypoll battle as the national party’s vote share came down below 1 per cent in the four constituencies.
TMC clean sweeps bypoll with 4-0 win, Mamata Banerjee says Bengal chooses development over hate politics
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee quickly congratulated her party candidates for the victory.
There were reports of minor incidents at Khardah in the northern periphery of the city.
Alleged TMC supporters raised 'go back' slogans as the BJP leaders reached the area to campaign for the October 30 by-poll.
In the Assembly elections, victory margin in Dinhata was lowest with BJP MP from Cooch Behar Nisith Pramanik defeating TMC’s Udayan Guha by merely 57 votes.
Mamata broke her party's victory margin record of 49,936 votes in 2011 Assembly elections, the year she derailed LF's 34-year regime.
The CM also said that the poll panel has not objected to the government's decision to grant an allowance of Rs 50,000 to every puja committee, and money would be disbursed soon.
The bypolls are being held in south Kolkata's Bhowanipore, besides Jangipur and Samserganj seats in Murshidabad district.
The festival season in West Bengal will begin with Durga Puja on October 11 and continue till Kali Puja, which will be held on November 4.
Scuffles between supporters of the TMC and the BJP and allegations of threats to saffron party leaders marked the last day of the campaign in Bhabanipur.