Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan questioned the delay and asked why the Election Commission had been sleeping all this while, amidst the deadly second wave of COVID-19 infections.
She added that in West Bengal, whenever she has campaigned, she only saw support for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
West Bengal is heaving under 88 thousand active cases of Coronavirus whereas 10,941 people have died.
Union health ministry reported over 3,000 deaths and 3,60,960 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours.
The total tally of India is 1,79,97,267 and out of that, 29,78,709 are active cases, 1,48,17,371 people recovered and 2,01,187 people died.
The wave of new infections were mostly witnessed during election campaigns and massive rallies.