Back of the envelope calculations by those for the alliance shows that if the Congress and CPI M unite, there would be an 80 per cent chance of winning and if they fight alone, the chances are as slim as 4 per cent.
Before leaving for Delhi, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Sunday dismissed reports that Rahul was keen on an alliance with the ruling Trinamool Congress and claimed that the party wants to join hands with the CPM.
Sources in the BJP said that although Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had released Netaji files held by the state about four months earlier, it was the BJP which had thought to rope in Chandra ahead of the polls.
Holding that business summits will not be able to bring in investments in the state unless the Trinamool Congress government improves law and order and ensures good governance, he said at a rally at Ashoknagar in North-24 Parganas district.
On January 3, a Muslim rally against Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari for his alleged derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed had turned violent in Malda’s Kaliachak area, leading to arson and gunfire.
On January 3, a massive Muslim protest rally against Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari for his remarks against Prophet Muhammad had turned violent in Malda, in which two persons reportedly were injured.
After the deaths, the govt suspended three junior doctors and a nurse and transferred the head of the nursing department, the sister-in-charge of the sick newborn care unit and the paediatric department head until the inquiry was over.