Elections 2019: in Bengal, the BJP charts a new course2 min read . Updated: 30 Apr 2019, 04:28 PM IST
In West Bengal, voters tired of the violence, corruption and nepotism of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress are leaning towards BJP. Ten of the state’s 42 seats have voted so far, and as eight more go to the polls in the fourth phase on Monday, Mint’s Gyan Varma lays out the ground realities
For 30-year-old businessman S.M. Imran, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is a symbol of resistance against the steadily growing influence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has slowly become the main challenger to the electoral might of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).
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