Shiv Sena to contest WB assembly polls

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Thursday confirmed that they would be contesting the upcoming assembly polls in West Bengal.

“Shiv Sena will fight the upcoming elections in West Bengal,” Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut told ANI.

“Shiv Sena will fight elections in Uttar Pradesh and in all those states where it has presence. We are full prepared,” he added.

The Election Commission had last week announced the dates for the West Bengal assembly elections. The first phase of the six-phase voting will take place on April 4 and 11, while the second and third phases will be conducted on April 17 and 21, respectively.

The last three phases of elections will take place on April 25 and 30 April and May5, whereas the votes will be counted and results will be declared on May 19. (ANI)