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Bengal Congress to hold meeting regarding seat-sharing, poll preparedness

Congress and Left parties will soon decide on the seat-sharing through a couple of meetings scheduled next week

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing media at AICC HQ in New Delhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing media at AICC HQ in New Delhi

 

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 15 (ANI): The West Bengal Pradesh Committee (WBPCC) on Monday will hold a meeting with its district wings ahead of the talks with the Left parties regarding the seat-sharing in the upcoming Assembly in the state.

The meeting will be chaired by the president of WBPCC, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

According to the sources, the meeting is being held to discuss the on-going preparations of the upcoming Assembly elections, including the seat-sharing with the Left parties.

and Left parties will soon decide on the seat-sharing through a couple of meetings scheduled next week.

Earlier, the party and the Left Front alliance held two rounds of meetings regarding the seat-sharing agreements for 193 of the total 294 seats in Assembly scheduled this year.

In the 2016 Assembly polls, the Left parties and Congress came together and bagged 76 seats whereas Trinamool Congress then bagged 211 seats.

The state of West Bengal is gearing up for the upcoming Assembly for 294 seats this year.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, February 15 2021. 12:49 IST