EtG Research provides the latest news for West Bengal Politics and Election Dates, Results, Exit Polls. The TMC Government kicks off a massive outreach drive to combat BJP’s game plan. West Bengal Politics always revolves around a strong leader, no matter who is in power at the center. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy of the Congress, who was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1948 to 1962 after independence (after a short work by PC Ghosh). After that it was a PC. Sen 5 years. From 1967 to 1972, it was a chaotic period in West Bengal, where two coalition governments were formed and fell in a row.