Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has introduced the listing of candidates for 291 Meeting seats for the upcoming elections within the state.
Mamata Banerjee will contest from Nandigram solely and she or he is not going to battle from Bhawanipur. TMC chief Sovan Chatterjee will contest from Bhwaniur as an alternative of Didi. Mamata Banerjee additionally introduced that former cricketer Manoj Tiwari will contest from Shivpur.
TMC has determined to discipline 50 girls candidates within the upcoming election. 27 new faces have been given the chance to contest elections. TMC has additionally given the chance to 42 Muslim candidates.
Debashish Kumar will contest the West Bengal Election from Rashbehari. Movie director Raj Chakraborty has been fielded from Barrackpore. TMC turncoat Sovan Chatterjee’s estranged spouse Ratna Chatterjee has been fielded from Behala east seat. Atin Ghosh will battle the elections from Belgachia.
Former footballer Videsh Bosh to contest from Uluberia. Actress Sayani Ghosh shall be contesting the election from Asansol (south) and actor Sohan Chakraborty has additionally acquired ticket to contest the upcoming Bengal polls.
- Vivek Gupta from Jorasanko
- Actress Pretty Moitra-Sonarpur (South)
- Actress Kaushani Mukherjee from Krishna Nagar (North)
- Actress Soham – Chandrapur
- Actress Sayani Ghosh from Asansol (South)
- Santhali actress Birbaha Hansda from Jhargram
Mamata Banerjee additionally stated that many professors and medical doctors have additionally acquired tickets. The chief minister additional stated that 79 seats have been reserved for SC candidates, whereas 17 seats for many who belong to the ST group. She stated that on 3 seats of north Bengal TMC is not going to put their candidates and it is going to be contested by their allies.
She additionally thanked RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren and Shiv Sena for extending their assist to TMC within the upcoming elections.
The TMC has held back-to-back conferences in the previous few days to finalise the contenders’ listing. The social gathering leaders have determined to not give tickets to folks above the age of 80.
Elections in Bengal shall be held in eight phases on March 27, April 1, 6, 10, 17, 22, 26, and 29, making it the longest ever polls within the state. The votes shall be counted on Could 2.