West Bengal: Campaigning in full swing in areas going for elections at 1st phase
West Bengal, campaigning is in full swing particularly in the areas going for elections at the first phase. Senior BJP leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing a public meeting at Bhangra More area in Purulia today while party leader and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan will be holding a rally at Moyna assembly constituency in East Medinipur. He will be addressing another rally at Khejuri this afternoon.
On the other hand film star and TMC MP Dev will be holding a rally at Mahishadal in the same district while the party supremo, Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee will be addressing three rallies at Garbeta, Keshiyari and Kharagpur in West Medinipur today. Leaders of the Sanyukt Morcha are also holding meetings at East Medinipur where the state secretary of CPIM Surjyakanta Mishra and ISF leader Abbas Siddiqui are scheduled to address the rallies.
Electioneering is on at other parts of the state where the polling will be held in later phases. Candidates and star campaigners have been holding door to door campaigning at Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Siliguri, Asansol and other cities as well as in villages. 30 constituencies will go for polling in the first phase on 27th of this month while elections will be held in eight phases for 294 constituencies of the state legislative assembly.