Cooch Behar (WB): BJP on Friday release names
of 100 candidates for the West Bengal Assembly polls and said
it was in talks with several political parties including GJM
and GCDP to build an alliance.
"The names of first batch of candidates will be
released on 20 March. Already names of 50 candidates have been
selected and the campaigning for the same have started," party
state president Rahul Sinha said.
He said the party has been in talks with several
political parties including GJM and GCDP to build an alliance.
The proposed BJP-led alliance would fight in all seats
in the assembly polls, he said.
Welcoming the EC’s decision to hold the polls in six
phases in this state starting April 18, Sinha demanded curb on
using state police force and railway police force to ensure an
impartial and peaceful election.