The election strategist had in December predicted that the BJP will wrestle to cross double digits within the West Bengal Assembly polls
Kolkata: Election strategist Prashant Kishor, who had claimed again in December that the BJP will wrestle to cross double digits within the West Bengal Assembly polls or else he’ll give up, Sunday introduced he’s “quitting this space”.
He additionally got here down arduous on the Election Commission,accusing it of being an “extension of BJP”.
“I am quitting this space,” he informed India Today TV channel after tendencies confirmed a landslide victory for the TMC, the get together whose election technique he helped craft for the Assembly elections.
“I have never seen a more partial Election Commission, it did everything to help BJP…. from allowing use of religion to scheduling poll and bending rules, EC did everything tohelp the BJP,” he mentioned, calling the ballot panel an “extension”of the saffron get together.
Talking to StayNews360, Kishor caught to his stand that the BJP was a formidable power in West Bengal. He mentioned he was assured concerning the TMC’s victory regardless of the BJP’s try and “build a massive propaganda” that it was profitable.
“The result may look like one-sided but it was a tough fight. BJP is a formidable force and will be,” he mentioned. “…,in reality BJP will struggle to cross double digits in #WestBengal,” he had tweeted as early as December final yr and his phrases proved prophetic.
“If BJP does any better, I must quit this space!”, he had mentioned.