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Bengal parties get battle ready as Election Commission sounds poll bugle

Elections for the West Bengal assembly will be held in eight phases, beginning with polling for 30 seats on March 27, the Election Commission announced Friday. The state is likely to witness a tough contest this time with Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Left-Congress alliance in the fray. While Mamata Banerjee is seeking her third consecutive term, BJP has set a target of winning two-third seats in the 294-member assembly. ET Online's Saurabh Bhattacharya brings you a ground report from Kolkata as parties exude confidence of putting up a good show. Watch now. (Text: Agencies)

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