Election LIVE: BJP CEC meet begins at party HQ, to finalise candidates

BJP’s Central Election Committee conference commences at get together headquarters in presence of PM Narendra…

BJP’s Central Election Committee conference commences at get together headquarters in presence of PM Narendra Modi, Property Minister Amit Shah, and BJP chief JP Nadda. | Picture: ANI

Former BJP chief Yashwant Sinha on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress in advance of the future West Bengal assembly elections. Asserting his final decision to sign up for TMC, the veteran chief explained, the tipping place was the “attack” on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram.

“The region is facing an unprecedented condition now. The toughness of democracy lies in the toughness of the institutions of democracy. All these institutions which includes the judiciary have grow to be weak now,” Yashwant Sinha explained.

“BJP for the duration of Atal Ji’s time thought in consensus but present day government thinks in crushing & conquering,” he extra.

Yashwant Sinha had stop BJP in 2018.

A total of 824 Assembly constituencies shall be going for polls in 4 states–Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam– and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

Bengal Main Minister Mamata Banerjee was released from clinic yesterday, two days after she experienced fracture on her leg for the duration of campaigning in Nandigram. TMC claims there’s a deep-rooted conspiracy at the rear of the Nandigram incident. In Tamil Nadu, DMK has released the names of candidates in 185 seats for the assembly elections. Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam, as well, has released names of candidates though the actor-turned-politician himself will contest from Coimbatore South.