BJP announces 148 candidate list for Bengal polls; includes Mukul Roy, Rahul Sinha
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its 148 candidates on Thursday (March 18) for the West Bengal assembly elections 2021.
Among the candidates announced by the BJP today, such veterans as Mukul Roy, Rahul Sinha, Shamik Bhattacharya and Kalyan Choubey are included.
Mukul Roy will contest from Krishnanagar North, former state president Rahul Sinha from Howrah. Party spokesman Shamik Bhattacharya will contest from Rajarhat.
Apart from the famous footballer Kalyan Chaubey, the BJP has given ticket to folk music singer Asim Sarkar.
Senior BJP leader of Bengal Debasree Chaudhuri said that people of every section of the society have been given the opportunity to contest elections. We are moving forward with the goal of real change.
Debasree Chaudhuri also that people in Bengal wants a change under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP hopes that this time the party will form a government with an absolute majority by winning over 200 seats.