New Delhi: Shiv Sena will contest assembly elections in West Bengal. Shiv Sena spokesman Sanjay Raut announced this by tweeting on Sunday. Raut said that after discussions with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, it has been decided that the party will contest the Bengal elections next year. We are reaching Kolkata soon.
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government is running with the Congress and NCP in Maharashtra led by Shiv Sena. There is a coalition of Congress and Left parties in Bengal. Significantly, elections are going to be held in Bengal in April-May. The ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP are trying hard for this. Tensions have also reached a peak in the relationship between the Shiv Sena and the BJP in Maharashtra. Amidst all this, the Shiv Sena announcement can have a huge political impact.