State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury, following the meeting, said talks on seat-sharing between the two sides are likely to conclude by the end of the month.
Attempt to keep party intact in the face of influx from TMC cadre
It is usual for the Commission to visit poll-bound states before announcing the schedule of Assembly elections.
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.
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.
Earlier, Owaisi had decided to hold a virtual meeting with Siddiqui, but he changed his mind at the eleventh hour and flew down to Bengal to pay him a visit.
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.
Suvendu Adhikari, who had quit the TMC and joined the BJP last month, said Soumendu's removal from TMC was a 'vindictive move' on the part of the state government.
Hitting out at Visva-Bharati VC, the feisty TMC boss said "attempts to destroy Tagore's cultural abode have to be resisted with all might".
A section of functionaries in BJP’s Bengal chapter raised question on what will be the electoral dividend the party will get in the upcoming Assembly elections by inducting four MLAs.
Dilip Ghosh asked all booth presidents to swing into action to consolidate electorate in booth-level in favour of the saffron camp.
Athawale, whose party is an ally of the BJP-led central government, also said he will seek four to five seats for his Republican Party of India (A) in the West Bengal polls.
Others who left the party are afraid that they might not get a ticket in the hustings, the senior TMC leader told reporters at the party headquarters here.
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.