BJP candidate from Galasi (reserved) seat of West Bengal Assembly, Tapan Bagdi on Saturday claimed that the party leadership of East Bardhaman district is pressuring him not to contest the election as a “false” case of molestation is pending against him. . He threatened that he would commit self-immolation if he was not allowed to contest elections.
Tapan Bagdi’s candidacy was announced from New Delhi. He claimed that cases of murder and attempt to murder are pending against several party leaders, yet he has been made a candidate. He also said that he will file nomination papers as a BJP candidate on Monday.
BJP district president Abhijeet Ta said that Bagdi was asked to submit documents related to the case on Friday and he did so. He said that the documents have been sent to the state leadership of the party. He also denied that Bagdi is being pressured not to contest.
Let us know that the term of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly expires on May 30. For the 17th assembly election, 7,34,07,832 voters will decide the fate of the candidates from March 27. West Bengal elections will be held in a total of eight phases. In the first phase, voting took place on 30 March on 30 seats. At the same time, in the second phase on 30 seats on April 1, in the third phase 31 seats on April 6, in the fourth phase 44 seats on April 10, in the fifth phase 45 seats on April 17, in the sixth phase, 43 seats on April 22. On April 26, votes will be cast on 36 seats in the seventh phase and on April 29 on 35 seats in the eighth and final phase. At the same time, the results will be announced on May 2 in five states simultaneously.