The ECI may announce the election schedule in mid-February, keeping in mind the Covid-19 pandemic situation.
Politics is botany in West Bengal. A political garden war is on between two distinct floral species: the blooming lotus versus two leaves and flower clinging to its grassroots.
JP Nadda asserted that the provisions in the Union budget for agriculture and benefits for farmers have been raised manifold under the Narendra Modi government.
The BJP chief will hold a roadshow from Burdwan Clock Tower to Lord Curzon Gate in Burdwan and address a press conference too.
The entry of AIMIM and Asaduddin Owaisi's alliance with Abbas is said to be aimed at chipping away at the minority vote share of the TMC.
The Matuas have been insisting that Shah visit their headquarters and let them know by when their demands for citizenship can be met.
Alternative policies needed to foil BJP, TMC efforts to turn Bengal polls bipolar event: Sitaram Yechury
Yechury said that in order to maintain a democratic and secular system, it is imperative to keep the BJP away from the power and defeat it in the elections.
Sources also informed that while Nadda will be in Ahemdabad for two days, he is likely to attend the RSS meeting on day one and will meet with party workers and functionaries the next day.
People of Bengal won't be worthy heirs of Tagore, Netaji if they don't reject communalism: Amartya Sen
Exuding confidence that the people of the state will reject non-secular forces, the 87-year-old Harvard professor said, "Bengal had in the past greatly suffered due to communalism."
Dilip Ghosh asked all booth presidents to swing into action to consolidate electorate in booth-level in favour of the saffron camp.
The JD(U) has started chalking out strategies to contest West Bengal polls alone if it fails to forge an alliance with BJP, just the way it fought alone in Delhi and Jharkhand polls.
Could declare all polling booths as sensitive: Election Commission on West Bengal Assembly elections
Sources close to the CEO in Bengal said Sudeep Jain will be interacting with government officials over the next two days.
A number of disgruntled district-level functionaries and elected representatives of the ruling party have started expressing their dissent.
Adhikari's resignation ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections is said to be significant in Bengal's present political scenario. The ex-Nandigram MLA had resigned from the state cabinet last month.
Sources in the party have said that the TMC chief will appeal to the electorates to vote for her keeping in mind that she is the candidate on all the constituencies.