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Lok Sabha Election 2024 How important battle of Bengal for BJP in second phase

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Voting is to be held on three Lok Sabha seats of North Bengal, together with Darjeeling, Raiganj and Balurghat in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections i.e. on twenty sixth April. Within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP had gained all three seats. This time the competition is kind of completely different, native points are coming to the fore on the seats right here.

The elections on these seats are going to be attention-grabbing. In Balurghat Lok Sabha seat, Bengal Pradesh BJP President Sukant Majumdar is in competitors with Minister of State and TMC chief Biplab Mitra. Raju Bista is contesting from Darjeeling on behalf of BJP, making the competition triangular. Congress has fielded Munish Tamang, who’s getting the help of the native Hamro Social gathering. Whereas TMC has given ticket to former bureaucrat Gopal Lama. Bishnu Pad Sharma, a BJP MLA from Kurseong, has determined to contest the elections as an unbiased candidate.

demand for separate state

Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat is taken into account secure for the saffron social gathering, as a result of BJP has been profitable right here since 2009. Within the final Lok Sabha elections, Raju Bista had gained right here by a margin of greater than 4 lakh votes. That is the primary time that CPI(M) has not given ticket to any candidate in Darjeeling. For the final 4 many years, the politics of Darjeeling has been operating on the demand of a separate Gorkhaland state.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Dwelling Minister Amit Shah had mentioned in the course of the election marketing campaign that the issues confronted by the Gorkhas can be solved as per the Structure. Opposition events have alleged that BJP is pretending to be Gorkhas and has carried out nothing for the folks of Darjeeling even after the voters selected BJP.

Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency

Persons are troubled as a result of low manufacturing in tea enterprise and closure of gardens. Rising value of manufacturing, low yield and threats of local weather change are creating issues for Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency consists of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and Matigara-Naxalbari, Siliguri, Phansidewa and Chopra in the foothills. Siliguri hall which is strategically important. It shares borders with Nepal and Bangladesh. Apart from this, it is rather near Bhutan and China.

Connectivity and well being providers are the principle election points in Balurghat and Raiganj. Majumdar, the present BJP MP from Balurghat, is emphasizing on the advance of the railway community in the Lok Sabha constituency bordering Bangladesh. BJP and Congress have raised the lengthy pending demand of AIIMS in Raiganj. AIIMS was transferred to South Bengal as a result of the TMC authorities had mentioned that land was not out there in Raiganj.

Raiganj seat

From Raiganj, a triangular contest is being seen between TMC's Krishna Kalyani, BJP's Karthik Pal and Congress candidate Ali Imran Ramaz. Kalyani had gained Raiganj meeting seat on BJP ticket in 2021, however later he switched to TMC. BJP has given ticket to Karthik Pal in place of present Raiganj MP Debasree Chaudhary.


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