Also read: West Bengal: Left Makes Grassroots Push Amid TMC-BJP Slugfest. Amid the state political parties’ keen interest over the past two weeks in the Bihar campaigns and the outcome of the Assembly polls there, West Bengal witnessed a significant political development on October 21 when Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung, who has been on the run since August 16, 2017, resurfaced in Kolkata with an unexpected political message – he was …

They will then try hard to increase its tally in the Assembly elections as much as possible, but will have to reconcile itself to TMC forming the government again, even if with a much reduced majority. One reason being the inclusion of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) as an alliance partner. If it is possible in the neighbouring state, why not in West Bengal?” he said.

Every day he receives complaints that our cadres are being killed in Bengal. "Out of the five zones, the meeting of one zone is over.

“This is our assessment. That should help broaden our platform and generate confidence among the people.

We also produce below a detailed analysis by @_TheEnigmous, a Congress supporter from Bengal. As All India Congress Committee has assigned some programmes to Pradesh Congress Committees (PCC), the new state PCC chief Adhir Chowdhury is yet to recast district outfits. Neha Kakkar, Rohanpreet Singh Go for a Romantic Drive on Their Honeymoon, Watch Video.

Our task will then be relatively easy; no doubt about it.”. Basu said, "He is the Union Home Minister. All I said was there is nothing wrong in their demand." “Forget about the results that we will see on November 10.

When asked by reporters about the correlation, BJP`s West Bengal general secretary Sayantan Basu rubbished any `political conspiracy` angle. Of late, there have been suggestions from ‘interested quarters’ that following the example set by the Opposition in Bihar, CPI (M-L) should be made a partner of the Left-Congress platform. Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government’s senior minister Subrata Mukherjee is of the view that the state political parties’ inquisitiveness about what will happen in Bihar is quite natural. It may be so that he wants to find out first hand and wants to gauge the situation of West Bengal. Asked about the possibility, Bose told NewsClick: “Certainly there is scope for discussion. The Bengal BJP unit is also keen to get a nod on how aggressively it can push the CAA and NRC narrative, both of which have a lot of takers in Bengal, particularly among the BJP`s core voter base. CPI (M-L) is not a partner in the Left Front in West Bengal, although that party is involved in programmes undertaken by the larger formation of 16 Left and associate outfits. CPI (M-L) is active in North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Bankura,  Nadia, Hooghly, Howrah, Jalpaiguri, Murshidabad and Malda districts, he claimed.

Any setback for the incumbent JD (U)–BJP coalition in Bihar will pose a risk for the latter in West Bengal, making things easier for other political parties, say political observers. Political ideology followed is Gorkhaland Autonomy.

For latest updates on nCOVID-19 around the world visit our. First, of course, is what will be the outcome of the Assembly elections. "We should wait for it as the West Bengal governor has submitted his report (on the current situation in the state) to the Union home minister only yesterday (Thursday)," he said.

Electoral strategy at the booth levels will be the focus of the meetings, said sources. Alleging criminalisation of bureaucracy in West Bengal, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Friday said that free and fair election in that state was not possible under the Trinamool Congress (TMC) regime unless President's rule is imposed. Get the latest reports & analysis with people's perspective on Protests, movements & deep analytical videos, discussions of the current affairs in your Telegram app. [Gurung was last seen on 2017 I-day celebrations at Ging tea garden in the hills]. Though “the Suvendu factor” cannot be ignored, he said referring to reports that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s transport minister Suvendu Adhikari, who belongs to a politically influential family in the Medinipur region which has 33 seats, has been disgruntled with the party. "It is my personal opinion that free and fair election is not possible there (West Bengal) without the imposition of President's rule as politicisation of bureaucracy has happened in that state. When asked by reporters about the correlation, BJP`s West Bengal general secretary Sayantan Basu rubbished any `political conspiracy` angle. Bhattacharya of the Congress was more forthcoming, “I personally think we should accept CPI (M-L).

The Communist Party of India-Marxist or CPI(M) West Bengal secretary. Keeping Bihar very much in view also is Prof Subhamoy Maitra of the Indian Statistical Institute, who is a keen political observer. Hence, any ‘meaningful’ Left Front-Congress alliance talks will start only after Diwali.

I cannot deny that. We have been able to activate a large number of party workers, including youths and students,” Mishra added. Every day he receives complaints that our cadres are being killed in Bengal. On the issue of projecting a face in West Bengal, Vijaywargiya said the BJP usually doesn't announce its election-face in the states where it is not in power.

From this platform, it is actively supporting the one-day strike called by central trade unions on November 26 to protest the Centre’s economic policies and the resultant distress caused to farmers, workers and weaker sections of the society. However, according to Maitra, any setback for the incumbent Janata Dal (United)–Bharatiya Janata Party coalition in Bihar will pose a risk for BJP in West Bengal.

Prediction for West Bengal 2021 Assembly Polls: AITC: 194-225 (47%) Political ideologies followed are Marxism-Leninism. Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easy The Trinamool fortress had proved impregnable during the last Lok Sabha elections and its Modi wave.

It will be interesting to see how Mamata Banerjee handles the fall-out to turn the situation in TMC’s favour in North Bengal. The acceptability of the Opposition there has significantly improved,” he observed. Basu said, "He is the Union Home Minister.

Amid the state political parties’ keen interest over the past two weeks in the Bihar campaigns and the outcome of the Assembly polls there, West Bengal witnessed a significant political development on October 21 when Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung, who has been on the run since August 16, 2017, resurfaced in Kolkata with an unexpected political message – he was parting ways with BJP after 12 years; he would support Mamata Banerjee in her bid to form the ministry for the third term. The Left Front constituents, meanwhile, are going ahead with their individual and joint action plans. See Team India 'embrace the new normal' as they gear for Australi... CBSE may release class 12 board examinations 2021 datesheet soon, here... UP Board to hold High School and Intermediate session 2021 exams, know deta... MHT CET answer key 2020 released at; steps to check, direct lin... CBSE Board Exams 2021: Reduced syllabus or examinations postponed? Surjya Kanta Mishra, told NewsClick that in addition to political programmes, his party was expanding the arrangements started three months back to mitigate the sufferings of COVID-19 victims and workers who have lost sources of livelihood during the pandemic-induced lockdown.

“Power in the states makes its bio-data stronger. He also expressed fear that the West Bengal police may "implicate" him in some false case. Vijayvargiya said that the Union home minister has in an interview to a TV channel said that the law and order situation in West Bengal is very bad. Second, the seat adjustment formula adopted by the Opposition Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) there under the leadership of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav. The Countrywide Impact of the Bihar Elections, Elections Results 2020 Live: Grand Alliance Keeps Up Fight as NDA Maintains Lead. Anushka Sharma, Hansal Mehta, Ali Fazal, Manoj Bajpayee, other celebs mourn... DNA Exclusive: Actor Sikandar Kher opens up on nepotism, his role in crime-... DNA Special: Europe’s new methods to tackle Islamic radicalism. Kolkata: Political parties in West Bengal, where Assembly elections are due next summer, are currently focused on Bihar even as they are pursuing their political programmes and devoting time for initial preparations for the electoral battle ahead.

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His bank accounts were also frozen by the state authorities.

BJP`s National Secretary Arvind Menon was also present in the meeting. The veteran politician added, “If BJP does poorly in Bihar, Narendra Modi’s popularity will be down some notches and the party, despite its huge resources and proclaimed intention of wresting power for the first time in the state, will find the going tough.

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