Kolkata: Jawaharlal Nehru College College students’ Union (JNUSU) President and a member of the College students’ Federation of India Aishe Ghosh will contest the high-decibel West Bengal Meeting election as a CPI (M) candidate. With this announcement, Aishe turns into the primary sitting President of JNUSU to contest an meeting election.
As per report, the Communist Get together of India (Marxist) has given Aishe the Jamuria seat to contest from. She can be backed by the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the farmers’ protest in opposition to the three contentious agri legal guidelines handed by the Centre final yr.
“Shall be contesting from Jamuria Legislative Meeting Seat as candidate of the CPI(M) ,supported by the Sanyukt Morcha.Requesting your whole assist,” Aishe tweeted this morning.
It’s being mentioned that CPI(M) has fielded younger candidates from its pupil and youth wings, pinning hopes on budding leaders to tackle the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) within the much-awaited Bengal Meeting polls.
Aishe gained prominence after receiving accidents on her head throughout JNU college students’ protest in opposition to price hike final yr.
The visuals of Aishe with blood streaming down her head grew to become cowl picture of JNU violence, the place near 70 individuals (with their faces masked) entered the college campus with sledgehammers, iron rods and different such weapons, and assaulted college students and lecturers.
The CPI(M) had gained solely 26 out of 294 legislative seats within the 2016 West Bengal meeting polls and was utterly worn out within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.