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Episode 1292 March 11, 2021

Can Mamata Banerjee’s TMC stop the Narendra Modi-led BJP?

Almost a decade ago, it was Mamata Banerjee’s All Indian Trinamool Congress (TMC) that had helped defeat the Left Front in West Bengal, ending its nearly 34 year rule. But now the table seems to have turned for the party. After being in power all this while, it is now facing strong opposition from the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A party that has been aggressively trying to gain ground in the state.

In this episode, we talk to Shantanu Chowdhury, who writes on West Bengal politics for the Indian Express, about the challenge that the TMC is facing this time, how the two parties have been preparing for the election, and can Mamata Banerjee stop the BJP from coming to power in the state.


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Can Mamata Banerjee’s TMC stop the Narendra Modi-led BJP?Almost a decade ago, it was Mamata Banerjee’s All Indian Trinamool Congress (TMC) that had helped defeat the Left Front in West Bengal, ending its nearly 34 year rule. But now the table seems to have turned for the party. After being in power all this while, it is now facing strong opposition from the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A party that has been aggressively trying to gain ground in the state. In this episode, we talk to Shantanu Chowdhury, who writes on West Bengal politics for the Indian Express, about the challenge that the TMC is facing this time, how the two parties have been preparing for the election, and can Mamata Banerjee stop the BJP from coming to power in the state. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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