Singur, April 07: The battleground in Bengal is intensifying as the elections are in process. West Bengal has witnessed three out of the eight phased polls to the 294 member state Assembly. Union Home Minister Amit Shah today held rally at Singur, one of his four roadshows in the poll-bound state today as a part of BJP’s campaign for the upcoming state assembly elections.
Shah was scheduled to hold roadshows at Singur, Domjur, Howrah Madhya and Behala Purba. The roadshow in Singur attained a massive kind of support where the roads heard chants of 'Jai Shree Ram' all over.
Yesterday, the state of West Bengal witnessed the third phase of polling. The election battle for the eastern state got more intense with each passing day as political parties in West Bengal left no stone unturned in a bid to make their presence felt ahead of the third phase of the Assembly polls today.
A total of 31 Assembly constituencies, including eight in Hooghly, seven in Howrah and 16 in South 24 Parganas, went to polls in Phase-III yesterday. Polling for the first two phases of the West Bengal polls was held on March 27 and April 1, respectively. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.