Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Political Mirror

BJP

BJP will sweep panchayat polls in West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari

KOLKATA: Leader of Opposition in West Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Sunday claimed that the BJP will sweep the panchayat polls next year, as the ruling TMC is set to witness “rapid erosion” of its support base.

Adhikari, who was addressing a party workers’ meeting in Nandigram constituency in Purba Medinipur district, said this time, the situation will not be similar to that of the 2018 polls during which the Trinamool Congress did not allow most opposition candidates to file nomination papers “by using muscle power”.

”Mark my words. BJP will win in at least 12 of the 17 panchayat bodies in my area alone. The saffron party will emerge victorious in most of the seats elsewhere, too. We won’t allow TMC’s muscle-flexing in the panchayat elections next year,” the Nandigram MLA said.

He also claimed that the Mamata Banerjee-led government is turning bankrupt by spending central funds for organising fairs and festivals.

”This government will soon find itself in a tight corner, with rapid erosion of its support base,” Adhikari said.

Reacting to the remarks, TMC Rajya Sabha MP Santanu Sen said Adhikari should stop day-dreaming.

“TMC has carried out a host of developmental projects in the districts… We will win the panchayat polls,” Sen said.

Source: Press Trust of India

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Politics

NEW DELHI:A man disguised as an advocate was allegedly caught by the police security detail of the main witness in the 1984 Anti Sikh...

Politics

BARAMULLA: India’s Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday ruled out holding dialogue with Pakistan and asserted that the Modi government will wipe out terrorism...

JKNC

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Monday urged the natives of Jammu and Kashmir to register themselves in the electoral rolls so...

ECI

NEW DELHI: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar along with Election Commissioner (EC) Anup Chandra Pandey today launched a yearlong Voter Awareness Program –...

JMM

RANCHI:Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday lashed out at the BJP accusing it of trying to destabilise his democratically elected government, saying the...