Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is actively campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is contesting five states this election season, will be in West Bengal on Tuesday. He participate in two programs – a public meeting in Cooch Behar in the afternoon and then another in Howrah in the afternoon.
Modi and Mamata Banerjee have traded bars, even predicting in the past that the Bengal chief minister would lose the battle of prestige in Nandigram. Mamta is contesting against her one-time colleague Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram
Last Saturday, at an election rally, the Prime Minister took a sarcasm at Mamta Banerjee, asking if Mishti Doi was so sweet, why was the Chief Minister of Bengal so bitter. “There is a certain sweetness in Bengal. This is the language, the people are … I don’t have to start about mishti and sweets. Modi asked.
Banerjee’s report card, according to the Prime Minister, was the reason he became bitter.
Apart from this, Modi has predicted BJP’s victory in the elections and said that he will personally attend the oath ceremony.
The BJP, under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee, has exerted its full power in overthrowing the decade-old Trinamool Congress government in Bengal.
Home Minister Amit Shah and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP National President JP Nadda and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have all campaigned in the state and expressed confidence that the party will win more than 200 seats in the state.
A few days ago, Shah said that the Chief Minister of Bengal was getting frustrated as he realized his defeat in the ongoing elections.
Meanwhile, voting for the third phase, in which 31 seats in Bengal are for graves, began on Tuesday morning. Voting for the third and final phase in Assam began this morning in 40 seats, while Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will have single phase polling today. The results of all five states will be declared on May 2.