In Mamata Banerjee’s house turf of Bhabanipur, from the place the CM acquired elected twice in 2011 and 2016, a excessive decibel triangular contest is prone to happen. The Trinamool Congress introduced the names of three candidates for the bypolls for Bhabanipur, Samserganj and Jangipur. Whereas Mamata Banerjee will contest from Bhabanipur, Jakir Hossain will contest from Jangipur and Amirul Islam from Samserganj.
In the meantime, the Congress, at an inner assembly on Monday, will resolve whether or not they’ll discipline a candidate independently or collectively with the Left Entrance.
“The names of a number of heavyweights, together with Tathagata Roy, former Trinamool MP Dinesh Tribedi, BJP chief Anirban Ganguly and Rudranil Ghosh, are doing the rounds,” BJP sources mentioned.
When ET contacted BJP state President Dilip Ghosh, he mentioned, “We now have a strategy of choice of the candidates and it will likely be finished following correct process. The names might be finalised by the central management.” The state management proposes a lot of names that are authorised by the central management.
Rudranil Ghosh, who fought from the Bhabanipur seat within the recently-held meeting polls, was defeated by Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay. Sobhandeb later vacated the seat for Mamata Banerjee. Rudranil mentioned that if the social gathering fields him towards Mamata Banerjee he is able to contest. Anirban Ganguly fought from Bolpur constituency on a BJP ticket, however was defeated.
“I do know nothing about this. There’s hearsay. I’ll solely remark about it if my social gathering asks me to remark about it,” Tathagata Roy mentioned.
Trinamool Congress supporters are losing no time in campaigning in Bhabanipur –– organising posters and banners of Mamata Banerjee and creating wall graffiti of ‘Khela Hobe’.
West Bengal Transport Minister Firhad Hakim, whereas portray a wall graffiti for Banerjee, mentioned, “It’s a type of celebration for us, not a ballot battle or marketing campaign. It’s a celebration for the social gathering because the “state’s daughter” will win.”
A supporter claimed that Mamata Banerjee will get extra votes than former MLA Shobhandeb Chattopadhyay.