Suvendu Adhikari, a former protégé and shut confidante of TMC supremo and CM Mamata Banerjee, will tackle the latter head-on in Nandigram
New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday launched its much-awaited first record of candidates for West Bengal Meeting polls, making it official that Suvendu Adhikari, a former protégé and shut confidante of TMC supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee, will tackle the latter head-on in Nandigram.
The electoral battle between Ms Banerjee and Mr Adhikari is being touted because the “Battle Royale” because the CM has left her Bhawanipur seat which she had been representing for the final two phrases. Nandigram, in East Mednipur, is taken into account the home-turf of the Adhikaris’ and is credited for bringing the TMC to energy in 2011 and ousting the Left from the state after 30 years of its rule.
The primary record of 57 names, which got here a day forward of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first election rally within the state on the Brigade Floor for the reason that mannequin code of conduct was imposed, additionally has names of former Indian cricketer Ashoke Dinda and ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh. One seat, Baghmundi, has been given to BJP ally AJSU.
Mr Modi’s public rally s being held on the fruits of BJP’s ‘Parivartan Yatra’ and the PM is predicted to talk on the BJP’s imaginative and prescient of “Asol Poribortan” and the way it will make the state “Sonar Bangla”.
The BJP has gone all out to make this “mega rally” a present of power and is hoping that at the least 10 lakh folks will attend the rally.
With its first record the BJP has introduced candidates for all however three of the 60 seats which can go to polls within the first two of the eight-phase elections to be held between March 27 and April 29.
“Jungle raj prevails within the state, and voters have made up their thoughts to oust the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and elect the BJP to energy,” claimed BJP common secretary Arun Singh, who introduced the names of candidates.
After the record was introduced, BJP’s IT cell head Amit Malviya tweeted: “Mamata Banerjee will quickly be a part of the inglorious record of incumbent chief ministers to lose their very own elections…”