Kolkatta, 9/1(AO Bureau)West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday. During the meeting with Shah, Dhankhar discussed many issues including the upcoming assembly elections, development of the state, violence. Jagdeep Dhankhar told Amit Shah, “It is time for us to set an example by solving best practices so that every voter can freely exercise his franchise in a peaceful environment.” During this, he also stressed that there should be no role of violence in West Bengal elections.
Jagdeep Dhankhar said that 2021 is going to be a very challenging year for West Bengal because assembly elections are going to be held in the state this year. This is a big opportunity to change the image in West Bengal as there has been heavy violence in the elections so far. He further said that the dictatorial government has a major role in the violence in elections.
Elections expected in April-May
Elections for the 294-member assembly of the state of West Bengal are expected in April-May. All parties have started campaigning about this. At the same time, Home Minister Amit Shah has also visited West Bengal. During this, many senior BJP leaders were also present with him.