West Bengal election 2021 in 8 phases from March 27; counting on May 2

West Bengal election 2021: Mamata has pitched this election as a contest between the people of Bengal and 'outsiders'. Meanwhile, political pundits expect BJP's meteoric rise in Bengal

West Bengal election
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West Bengal Assembly election

BS Web Team New Delhi
West Bengal Assembly election will be held in eight phases from March 27, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Friday. West Bengal election result will be declared on May 2. The ruling Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee has pitched this election as a contest between the people of Bengal and ‘outsiders’. Meanwhile, political pundits expect Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s meteoric rise in the state. However, it is yet to be seen what role the  Left-Congress-Indian Secular Forum play in terms of bagging a share of the votes.

West Bengal election 2021: Full schedule

1st phase: March 27
2nd

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First Published: Feb 26 2021 | 5:43 PM IST

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