Super 30 of Bengal elections begins. Polling is going on 30 seats in second phase including most high-profile Nandigram. Where CM Mamata Banerjee is taking on her former cabinet minister Suvendu Adhikari.
Both BJP and TMC trying hard to win the battlefield of Nandigram. Mamata Banerjee did many rallies and a padyatra on wheel chair. While Home minister Amit Shah conducted a massive roadshow in Nandigram on last day of second phase campaigning.
Local analyst said that there would be a close fight between Didi and Suvendu. As both trying to play their hinduism card. Suvendu and BJP are openaly hiting the Jai Shriram and hindutva card. While mamta Banerjee is trying to convince that she is also a hindu and having the soft hindutva card.
In West Bengal, the districts of South 24 Parganas, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur and Purba Medinipur are slated to vote today with Covid-19 safety protocols in place.
Out of the 171 candidates in the fray, 152 are men and the remaining are women. It means only 11% of the candidates are women.