West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: BJP Central Election Committee To Finalise Candidates For First Two Phases Of Bengal Polls Today
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday said that the party's state unit has shortlisted on an average of 4-5 names per seat for the initial two phases of polling in the state and the list of
candidates for those phases will be finalised on March 4.
The party's Central Election Committee (CEC) that makes the decision of who will contest from which constituency will meet in New Delhi todat to finalise the candidates list for 60 seats.
Polling will be held in 30 seats each on March 27 and April 1. One of the constituencies going to polls in the second phase is Nandigram from where Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to contest.
"We have received 120-140 names from our district units for the first two phases. In addition to that, there are hundreds of other names. We had 20-25 names for each seat and from that, we have shortlisted around 4-5 names per seat. There will be some more omission and after that, it is for the party leadership to decide," Mr Ghosh said.