Shiv Sena to contest Assembly elections in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut


Elections to the 294-member WB assembly are due in April-May this year.

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The Shiv Sena has decided tocontest the upcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal , party MP Sanjay Raut said on Sunday.He said the choice to contest the polls has been taken after holding discussions with Maharashtra Chief Minister and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.

"So, here is that the much-awaited update. After discussions with Party Chief Shri Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena has decided to contest the West Bengal Assembly Elections. We are reaching Kolkata soon...!! Jai Hind, Jai Bangla!" Raut tweeted.He, however, didn't specify the amount of seats the Sena will contest in West Bengal .Elections to the 294-member WB assembly are due in April-May this year.