Mamata Banerjee to Contest From Suvendu Adhikari's Stronghold Nandigram Seat For West Bengal Polls 2021
West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: TMC on Friday released the list of candidates naming 291 candidates for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021. Mamata Banerjee announced that she will fight from BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari’s stronghold Nandigram seat. Mamata said she will vacate Bhowanipore constituency in Kolkata, paving way for Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay to contest from the seat. “Today, we are releasing a list of 291 candidates which includes 50 women, 42 Muslim candidates. On 3 seats of north Bengal, we not putting up our candidates. I will contest from Nandigram,” TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said.
“From Bhowanipore constituency, Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay will be contesting in the upcoming assembly elections,” Mamata announced.
Earlier in the day, a report confirmed that Suvendu Adhikari will be fighting polls against Mamata Banerjee from Nandigram seat. According to a report by India Today , a source confirmed the development following BJP's central election committee (CEC) meeting yesterday.