Modi’s BJP fails to win West Bengal

Over-long election campaign continued during Covid surge

By: John Elliott

Narendra Modi has lost his bid to extend the Bharatiya Janata Party’s power to West Bengal after leading a high-profile and unnecessarily long state assembly election campaign, where he addressed mammoth unprotected political rallies as the Covid-19 surge swept across the country. 

This diverted him from running the national government at…

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