Former Indian cricket player Ashoke Dinda and former IPS officer Barati Gauche are among the candidates for BJP, party secretary Arun Singh said at a press conference that he had given up a seat to his ally AJSU. Added.
As a result, the party announced all candidates except three of the 60 seats to vote in the first two of the eight-stage elections between March 27 and April 29.
Mr. Singh claimed that “jungle large” was widespread in the state and voters decided to expel the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and elect BJP to power.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally at the Kolkata Brigade Parade Ground on the first Sunday after the election day is announced.
Nandiglam, a place of protest against the left-wing government that ignited the surge in popularity in 2011 and put TMC in power, is a state where Banerjee succeeds Adikari, her former disciple and now BJP leader. It is set to be one of the most fierce election campaigns in.
Adikali won a seat in 2016 and went to the Saffron party after recently resigning.
Banerjee announced his candidacy from his seat, leaving the traditional members of Bhowanipore in Kolkata.
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