New Delhi: A meeting of the core committee of the West Bengal BJP is running at the residence of J.P. Nadda, who is to decide the candidates for the remaining seats given the upcoming assembly elections. The BJP has already announced candidates for the first two phases of the West Bengal elections.
Discussion about the next three stages candidates
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also present in the meeting. The meeting comprises state unit chief Dilip Ghosh, state in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya, senior leaders Suvendu Adhikari and Rajiv Banerjee, members of the core committee of the West Bengal BJP.
A party leader said that the West Bengal BJP has listed the names of potential candidates suggested by the district units. West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said, ‘We have decided on the candidates for the first two phases of the election. In the meeting, we will discuss the candidates for the next three phases.
‘Mamata Banerjee is doing all this for sympathy’
Regarding publicity on the wheelchair, Dilip Ghosh said that in politics people adopt a lot of methods. Mamata Banerjee is doing all this for sympathy. Everyone knows that the people of his party are leaving him. The public gave them a chance for ten years, but they did not meet the expectations.
He said, ‘The list of possible names in the meeting of the core committee going on at the residence of Nadda Ji will be put forward systematically before putting it before the Central Election Committee, which will select the party’s candidates from the remaining assembly seats of West Bengal.’
Today BJP CEC meeting too
The BJP’s CEC meeting will be held this evening, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to attend. Sources said that the CEC meeting will also finalize the names of candidates from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry as well as the remaining seats in Assam and West Bengal.
Polling for Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will be held in a phase on April 6, which will be the last phase of the assembly elections in Assam and the third phase in West Bengal. Voting will be held on April 6 for all 140 seats in Kerala, 234 seats in Tamil Nadu, 30 seats in Puducherry. In Assam, voting will be held in 40 seats in the third and final phase elections. Out of 294 seats in West Bengal, 31 will be voting in the third phase.