Shubhendu Adhikari, who joined BJP from Trinamool Congress (TMC), has been given ticket from Nandigram. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee has also announced to contest from Nandigram itself. In such a situation, the contest on this seat has become exciting.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the names of candidates in 57 seats, releasing the first list for the West Bengal Election. Shubhendu Adhikari, who joined BJP from Trinamool Congress (TMC), has been given ticket from Nandigram. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee has also announced to contest from Nandigram itself. In such a situation, the contest on this seat has become exciting.
BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh said in a press conference held at the party headquarters in Delhi that the Central Election Committee has finalized the names of the candidates in 57 seats. Shubhendu Adhikari will contest from Nandigram. Cricketer-turned-politician Ashok Dinda was also given the ticket. According to media reports, Tapan Bhuiya from Kharagpur, Das belonging to Medinipur, Bakul Murmu from Nayagram, Sukmay Satapati from Jhargram have been stamped.
Let the TMC announce the names of the candidates on 291 seats on last Friday. While releasing the list of the names of the candidates, Mamta Banerjee had said that she will contest from Nandigram herself. Mamta Banerjee, however, contested from Bhawanipur seat. This contest has become exciting with the BJP candidate Shubhendu Adhikari contesting from Nandigram. Shubhendu Adhikari, once considered close to Mamta, has claimed that he will defeat Mamta Banerjee by 50 thousand votes from Nandigram seat. If you do not do this, then you will retire from politics. At the same time, Mamata Banerjee’s attitude is also outspoken. Announcing the names of the party candidates on Friday, she said that she had promised the people of Nandigram that she would contest from here, hence fulfilling her promise. Explain that TMC has fielded candidates on 291 out of total 294 seats, while three seats have been left for Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.