Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee launched the listing for 291 meeting seats and introduced that she will likely be contesting the upcoming meeting polls from the Nandigram seat and vacate her personal seat of Bhowanipore in Kolkata.
This makes the Nandigram seat an important battleground as it’s being speculated that BJP will likely be fielding Suvendu Adhikari from the identical seat. It’s being mentioned that Bengal will witness the excessive voltage drama as soon as Suvendu confirms his candidature from Nandidgram from the place he contested the earlier elections.
Nandigram in Purbo Medinipur district is the stronghold of Suvendu Adhikari, one of many BJP’s greatest acquisitions from the Trinamool Congress forward of the high-voltage election.
Adhikari was not simply the face of the Trinamool in Nandigram, he was additionally the face of the occasion’s land protest on the bottom.
“I’m going to Nandigram on ninth March. On tenth March, I’ll file the nomination at Haldia,” the West Bengal CM mentioned.
Mamata Banerjee has given up the Bhawanipore seat which settles the hypothesis of whether or not she will likely be contesting from 2 seats as she has been pitching for Nandigram since January.
After Suvendu Adhikari left the Trinamool Congress in December and joined Bhartiya Janata Social gathering. Mamata Banerjee had declared that she would contest from Nandigram. “I’ll contest from Nandigram. Nandigram is my fortunate place,” she had mentioned, urging voters of her Bhowanipore constituency to know her resolution.
“Nandigram is my huge sister, Bhawanipore is my youthful sister…I’ll struggle from each if doable. In case I’m unable to contest from Bhawanipore, another person would contest,” she had later added.