In West Bengal, election will be held in 6 phases. First phase election on April 4. Second phase voting on April 17. Voting on 62 constituencies in the third phase will be held on April 21. Fourth phase of voting will be held on April 25. In the fifth phase, election will be held on 53 constituencies on April 30. The sixth and last phase of voting will be on May 5.
In West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, which ousted the Left after more than three decades in power in 2011, will seek to make a comeback. While the BJP has not been able to make much inroads in the state, the Left and the Congress are likely to contest as an alliance.
Counting of votes in all states will be held on May 19.