Predicting the result of the upcoming assembly polls in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kerala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that non-BJP parties will come to power except Assam.
Speaking to the media today, Pawar said that in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Kerala non-BJP parties will come to power and it will set a new direction in national politics.
The NCP supremo also targeted Maharashtra governor BS Koshyari saying that the state had never seen a governor who does not follow the Democratic and Constitutional responsibilities.
Voting for five assembly elections will begin on March 27, with West Bengal having the maximum eight phases continuing till April 29, while counting of votes for the four states and one union territory will be done on May 2.
Assam assembly polls will be conducted in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6, while polling for Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections will take place in a single phase on April 6.
Elections for the West Bengal assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on March 27.
The second phase of West Bengal's assembly elections has been scheduled for April 1 and will cover 30 constituencies, followed by the third phase on April 6 for 31 seats, the fourth phase on April 10 for 44 constituencies, the fifth phase on April 17 for 45 seats, sixth phase for 43 seats on April 22, seventh phase on April 26 for 36 seats and last and eighth phase on April 29 for 35 seats.
(With inputs from PTI)