A few days back, West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee had penned a letter to the leaders of opposition parties to get united against BJP. There’s a piece of information that the actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan who is now an MP of Samajwadi Party, may campaign for TMC candidates in Tollygunge, Bengal. She will be campaigning against the BJP candidate Babul Supriyo.
“I welcome her in West Bengal. I won’t talk about family relations with her but she knows me very well. She will against BJP but she will never say anything against me”, says Babul Supriyo, BJP candidate from Tollygunge, as quoted by ANI.
I welcome her (Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan) in West Bengal. I won’t talk about family relations with her but she knows me very well. She will speak against BJP but she will never say anything against me: Babul Supriyo, BJP candidate from Tollygunge#WestBengalPolls pic.twitter.com/XTSc9EbObY
— ANI (@ANI) April 5, 2021
Well, the Bengal CM has tried reaching out to several leaders appealing to stand united in order to get triumph over BJP. She has appealed to the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, DMK leader MK Stalin, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti along with a few others, as per the reports of Times Now.
Again, the point to be noted is that the legislative assembly election in West Bengal is scheduled to be conducted in 8 phases which has started on the 27th of March and will end on the 29th of April, 2021.
First two phases have been carried out on the 27th of March and the 1st of April, 2021. The third phase of the election is going to be held on the 6th of April, Tuesday. While the results will be declared on the 2nd of May.