West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will contest from Bhabanipur within the upcoming by-election on September 30. TMC candidates Jakir Hossain and Amirul Islam have been fielded from Jangipur and Samserganj seats respectively.
The Bhabanipur meeting seat was vacated by the West Bengal agriculture minister and veteran TMC chief Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay in May this yr. Banerjee, who misplaced the polls from Nandigram, must get elected to the meeting to carry on to the chief minister’s chair.
Chattopadhyay had tendered his resignation to Assembly speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay within the presence of senior social gathering chief and his ministerial colleague Partha Chatterjee.
Polling for 3 “deferred adjourned” elections in two different meeting seats of West Bengal and considered one of Odisha may also be held the identical day.
Elections to Samserganj and Jangirpur in West Bengal and Pipli in Odisha couldn’t be held as a consequence of numerous causes, together with the loss of life of candidates throughout electioneering earlier this yr.
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