Congress had received 44 seats whereas the Left Front emerged victorious in 33 seats through the 2016 elections.

ANI, Kolkata

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:40 PM IST

After two rounds of conferences, a seat-sharing settlement for 193 of the entire 294 seats within the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections was finalised between Congress and the Left events on Thursday.

Left events will contest 101 seats whereas the Congress will contest at 92 seats.

“In the second round of seat-sharing talks for the 116 seats of the upcoming West Bengal elections, it was decided that Congress will contest 48 seats while the Left will contest from 68 seats. The arrangement has been finalised for 193 seats so far,” mentioned state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

On Monday, after the primary assembly between the Congress and the Left Front alliance, it was introduced that they are going to hold the seats that that they had received within the 2016 Assembly election whereas a call on the remaining 217 seats might be concluded by January 31.

Congress had received 44 seats whereas the Left Front emerged victorious in 33 seats through the 2016 elections.

The tenure of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) authorities led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will finish on May 30 this yr.

In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, out of the 294 seats, Congress had managed to win 44 seats whereas the Left Front bagged 33 seats. The ruling TMC secured 211 seats and BJP had received three seats.

In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Left and Congress had fought individually and whereas Congress received two seats, the Left drew a clean.

Elections for 294-member West Bengal is prone to be held later this yr.

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