West Bengal Elections is one of the biggest controversial news in politics these days. BJP and Mamta Government are fighting to win over in these elections. There are various political parties that are in rivalry in these elections. The BJP on Thursday has announced the names of 157 candidates for the last four phases of the West Bengal Elections, triggering protests, and confusion in some districts. All this information was given by BJP on Thursday. The party has nominated at least nine former prominent Trinamool leaders on their kin, half a dozen celebs, and one MP as one of its third tranche of 157 candidates for the eight phase assembly poll scheduled to start on March 27, 2021.
Biggest name in the list
Among these candidates the biggest name to join it’s battle for the assembly is former Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy who is now contesting Assembly elections from Krishnanagar North in Nadia district. This is the second time that he is contesting in the elections. It was the time in 2001 when contested for the elections. But in 2001 he did not won any such election. Later on his failure the TMC had sent him to Rajya Sabha.
Other candidates in the list
As the list consists of various old time leaders in the party. It has Samil Bhattacharya, Rahul Sinha, Raju Bannerjee, Sabyasachi Dutta, Barrackpore MP Arjun Singh, Pawan Singh, and Sunil Singh, Shilbhadra Datta, Saikat Panja, Jitendra Tiwari, and Arindam Bhattacharya. All these members were earlier the party of TMC. The government took this decision to again allow these candidates in contesting the election as to maintain the balance between the fresh and the old candidates. Also due to some internal reasons as well.
Candidates who shun ticket
It is observed that in the instance of embarrassment, two candidates have refused poll tickets hour after they were filed by the BJP for these upcoming elections in West Bengal. BJP has continue their strategy for winning the 2021 elections in West Bengal. But it seems the situation seems bit tough for the party. The list has very strong contenders which are included in the party. Party has kept everything in mind before giving the names of these candidates.