West Bengal Meeting Election 2021: Polling for 31 seats in part three will happen on Wednesday (April 6 ). The seats going to polls in part three are unfold throughout three districts — Howrah, Hooghly and South 24 Parganas. Right here, a three-way battle is predicted with the BJP in search of to breach TMC fortresses, and Left Entrance-ISF-Congress alliance hoping to make a mark in areas.
For 31 seats, 205 candidates are in fray and greater than 78.5 lakh voters are eligible to train their franchise. Among the many outstanding candidates are BJP chief Swapan Dasgupta, TMC minister Ashima Patra and CPI(M) chief Kanti Ganguly. The Election Commissioner has made tight safety preparations to make sure peaceable voting. It has deployed 618 corporations of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to protect 10,871 polling stations — all of which have been marked “delicate” by the Fee.
Of 31 constituencies going to polls in part three, 16 are in South 24 Parganas (half II), seven in Howrah (half I) and eight in Hooghly (half I). The ruling Trinamool Congress had gained all however one seat of those 31 segments within the 2016 meeting elections. The Congress, however, had managed to bag Amta constituency in Howrah district.
The BJP, nonetheless, has now emerged as the principle contender of the TMC. All eyes shall be on 4 of seven seats within the Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency, held by Mamata’s nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. The remainder three seats will go to polls within the fourth part on April 10.
Peerzada Abbas Siddiqui’s The Indian Secular Entrance has turned out to be a explanation for concern for the TMC, because the outfit holds sway in a number of components of South 24 Parganas and Hooghly districts. Mamata had sensed the ISF’s potential to eat into her TMC’s minority vote base and had been hitting out at Siddiqui, alleging that he has been propped up by the BJP.
Stories of clashes between the ISF and TMC supporters have emerged from Bhangar and Canning East in South 24 Parganas. The saffron get together has fielded sitting MLA and TMC turncoat Dipak Halder, who wields appreciable affect within the space. Within the run-up to election, the BJP held power-packed campaigns throughout the three districts over the previous few days, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Moreover, House Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Smriti Irani additionally held a slew of rallies in these districts. Mamata Banerjee traversed the size and breadth of the three districts on her wheelchair, highlighting her authorities’s growth schemes throughout these years.