The West Bengal elections are a couple of weeks away and campaigning is in full swing with high drama every day. It promises to be an exciting content and on this episode, we delve into the nuances with our experts, Aankhi Ghosh (Supreme Court Advocate) and Rohit Jayaraman (Political Commentator). We begin the discussion by laying out some of the key issues that this election will be contested on. Then, we analyse the campaigns of the various parties and alliances involved and also dissect some of the prevalent narratives.
We drill down on TMC’s recent firefighting, Mamata Banerjee’s leadership and her contesting from Nandigram; the impact of the Left, Congress, and Muslim parties alliance; how the BJP has rapidly built its base over the last few years in a state which is not its traditional stronghold. Finally, we end with predictions on poll numbers, winning parties, and also potential Chief Minister candidates.
This is a fascinating deep dive into one of the most important elections of the year and is a must listen for anyone interested in Indian Politics. This podcast is available on YouTube, Apple, Google, Spotify, Breaker, Stitcher, and other popular platforms. If you like this episode, then please rate, subscribe and share! For more information, do check out www.bharatvaarta.in.