Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday addressed an election program in Nandigram and announced that she had made up her mind that she would contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 Singur or Nandigram.
Nandigram is considered a stronghold of BJP leader Shuvendu Adhikari, who has challenged ‘Didi’ to contest from Nandigram at a public rally. Shuvendu, who left the TMC and joined the BJP, has announced that he will quit politics if he is not able to defeat the TMC supremo by 50,000 votes.
Mamta Banerjee’s rally in Nandigram: key points
Addressing TMC supporters, Banerjee targeted the BJP and accused them of trying to divide people on communal lines. Banerjee said, “I can never forget Nandigram.” I decided to contest the election from Nandigram to West Bengal due to the reaction of the people. I will do two rallies in Nandigram soon. “
Mamta Banerjee will file nomination on March 10
This is Banerjee’s first rally in Nandigram after TMC announced that she would contest the West Bengal assembly elections in 2021 from the special constituency. Nandigram assembly constituency is emerging as the biggest seat of Bengal elections, because from here BJP has fielded Shuvendu Adhikari.
Mamta Banerjee will file her nomination for the Nandigram assembly seat on 10 March. There will be voting in the second phase in Nandigram.
The elections in West Bengal starting on March 27 will be in eight phases this time. Elections will be held on 1 April 2021 in Nandigram constituency. The results of the West Bengal election will be announced on 2 May.