West Bengal Election 2021: BJP today released its first list of candidate for West Bengal assembly elections. Suvendu Adhikari will contest from Nandigram against Mamata Banerjee.
BJP Candidate List West Bengal Election 2021: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today released the first list of candidates for 57 seats for West Bengal Assembly Election 2021. Releasing the candidate list, BJP General Secretary Arun Singh said, “BJP’s Central Election Committee has approved the names of candidates on 57 seats for West Bengal Assembly elections. Out of 57 seats announced, the Baghmundi seat has been given to AJSU for West Bengal Assembly elections.”
The BJP in its release said that a meeting of the Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party was held on 4th March under the chairmanship of party president Jagat Prakash Nadda and in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Road Transport, Nitin Gadkari and all other members of Central Election Committee. The names has been approved by the Central Election Committee of the party.
Addressing the media in New Delhi, BJP General Secretary Arun Singh said that jungle raaj prevails in the state and voters have made up their mind to throw out the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government. Singh asserted that the BJP is set to form government in the state.
The BJP has fielded TMC turncoat Suvendu Adhikari from his home turf Nandigram against West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Adhikari had challenged Banerjee to contest from Nandigram. The party has pitched former Indian cricketer Ashoke Dinda from Moyna against TMC’s Sangram Kumar Dolui. Ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh will be contesting from Debra against TMC candidate Humayun Kabir who also happens to be an Ex-IPS office.
Below is the list of BJP Candidates for West Bengal Assembly Election 2021:
With this, the BJP has announced candidates for 57 out of 60 seats which is going to polls in the first two phases. Elections in the eastern state will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29.