Analysis I Violence mars W.B voting; and can BJP score in Mamata’s turf?
Violence continues to taint the election exercise in West Bengal as 8 seats vote in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. Multiple incidents were reported from Asansol, where even the sitting MP and Union Minister Babul Supriyo’s vehicle was vandalised. Trinamool Congress workers also clashed with security personnel. Hindustan Times’ Associate Editor Aurangzeb Naqshbandi and Data & Political Economy Editor Roshan Kishore explain the culture of political violence in the state. They also analyse how vote-shares might change in the current elections and which party is expected to gain, and at whose expense. Watch the full video for more.