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West Bengal bypolls: Voting begins in 3 assembly seats; polarisation, NRC key factors

Updated : November 25, 2019 08:51 AM IST

The by-elections, the first test of popularity for the state's political opponents after the Lok Sabha polls, are being held in the backdrop of the tumultuous political developments in Maharashtra.
For the BJP, its performance would be an indicator of whether it has retained or further consolidated the public support it got back in April-May General Elections 2019.
The bypolls at Kharagpur Sadar and Karimpur were necessitated after sitting MLAs Dilip Ghosh and Mahua Moitra got elected to the Lok Sabha.
West Bengal bypolls: Voting begins in 3 assembly seats; polarisation, NRC key factors
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