Large crowds packed tents, narrow lanes in West Bengal as India went from one grim COVID-19 milestone to another in April
Scene from a rally led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barasat, West Bengal on April 12, 2021, the day India added 160,000 cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), its highest single-day addition till then. West Bengal went to polls in eight phases on March 27, 2021. The last phase will be held on April 29 and results will be announced on May 2. Photo: BJP4India/Twitter
A Trinamool Congress roadshow in Budge Budge by Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC member of parliament. The rally was held on April 8, 2021, when the country recorded over 130,000 fresh COVID-19 cases. Photo: abhishekaitc/Twitter
J P Nadda, president of Bharatiya Janata Party, speaking at a road show in West Bengal on April 14, 2021. The country is witnessing a second spurt of COVID-19 cases since the beginning of March, 2021. The number of new cases in India was over 185,000 as on April 13, 2021. Photo: BJP4India/Twitter
Union home minister Amit Shah in conversation with people of Baranagar, West Bengal on April 13, 2021. Photo: Amit Shah/Twitter
Sujan Chakraborty, member of CPI(M), led a rally in Siliguri, West Bengal on April 14, 2021. Photo: CPIM_WestBengal/Twitter
At a BJP rally in Sankhrail, Howrah, West Bengal, where Yogi Adityanath spoke on April 8, 2021. Photo: myogiadityanath/Twitter
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