West Bengal

Price of hubris

Print edition : May 24, 2019

Manash Bhunia, the Trinamool’s heavyweight candidate from Medinipur, on the campaign trail.

The BJP’s Sayantan Basu campaigning in Basirhat in North 24 Paraganas. Photo: Suhrid Sankar Chatopadhyay

Amiya Patra, the CPI(M) veteran, campaigning in Bankura constituency. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Pallab Sengupta of the CPI campaigning in Basirhat constituency. Photo: By Special Arrangement

A bridge under construction at Bhangabaera in Nandigram. Photo: Suhrid Sankar Chatopadhyay

In many of the 17 constituencies in the Trinamool Congress’ bastion that vote in the last two phases, development work may not fetch the party votes as blatant corruption and silent terror are forcing its committed supporters to look elsewhere.
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