Kolkata: All India Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday scheduled to release party manifesto or election promises for 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, which are starting from March 27.
Earlier, the ruling party postponed the release of election manifesto for at least twice due to injury to the chief minister Mamata Banerjee last week.
The TMC supremo, seeking into the chief ministerial office for the time in a row since 2011, is expected to address a media conference before releasing the party manifesto from her Kalighat office in south
Kolkata in the afternoon.
Earlier,the chief minister had released at of 291 candidates on March 5 for West Bengal’s eight-phase elections beginning from March 27.
The counting for 294 seats to be held on May 2. The TMC left three seats for its ally GJM’s Bimal Gurung faction in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong.
Meanwhile, the TMC supreme leader on Tuesday received a stern message from the Election Commission of India, which warned that that it was not proper to belittle the institution by calling it as being close to a party.
The EC asserted that it would not like to be repeatedly “put in the dock” with innuendos and averments.