Trinamool Congress who had begun its Poll Campaign on March 8 has on Tuesday conducted a high-level meeting at Trinamool Congress Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to finalise party’s Candidates for the Upcoming Lok Sabha Polls 2019.
Kolkata: TMC leaders hold meet at CM West Bengal & TMC leader Mamata Banerjee's residence to decide list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls. pic.twitter.com/XZWiWzOh9P
— ANI (@ANI) March 12, 2019
TMC in the last couple of days has suffered setbacks with its leaders joining hands with Bhartiya Janta Party. Earlier on Monday Its Legal cell leader Devjani Dasgupta joined BJP ahead of Lok Sabha Polls. While it is expected that many more that come. TMC MP Anupam Hazra is expected to turncoats in a run to general elections 2019.
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Mamata Banerjee who has a strong presence in the Bengal intends to play an important role in the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls. Trinamool Congress has already formed its 12 Member Committee to look into party affairs and managing the Campaign for a mega battle of ballots.
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee on March 8 lead a rally called by her party’s Mahila Wing from Shraddhananda Park to Esplanade area to celebrate the International Womens’ Day. With the rally, TMC has kicked off its Poll Campaign in the state.
TMC Supremo, one of the strong voices, who is playing a crucial role in forging and cementing Pan India Anti-BJP front had on January 19 organised a massive opposition rally that saw participation from almost all Opposition Parties.
While principle Opposition, BJP is slated to visit Election Commission today. Reportedly Saffron Party would request the Poll panel to deploy Central Forces in West Bengal during Electoral Process. Earlier on Monday, the BJP had complained to the EC that the ruling Trinamool Congress leaders are “threatening the voters”.
Election Commission had on Sunday declared schedule for General Elections 2019. General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Counting of Votes and Results for the mega Battle of ballots will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting.
Voting in all 42 Parliamentary Seats of West Bengal will spread in all seven phases starting from April 11.