2021 elections: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be contesting the upcoming Assembly Election


West Bengal Assembly polls will be held in eight phases starting from 27 March with the final round of voting taking place on 29 April. Results will be declared on 2 May.


Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to fight from Nandigram in the 2021 election.


Mamata Banerjee said, "Will fight from Nandigram, will vacate Bhowanipore." She added, "party colleague Sovandeb Chattopadhyay would contest from Bhowanipore."


CM said, "I am going to Nandigram on 9th March. On 10th March, I will file the nomination at Haldia."


According to the information, Nandigram in Purbo Medinipur district is the stronghold of Suvendu Adhikari, one of the BJP's biggest acquisitions from the Trinamool Congress ahead of the high-voltage election.


Today The TMC supremo also announced 291 candidates in West Bengal's 294 seats for the 2021 elections starting later this month.


As per as the report, The TMC has fielded 50 women, 42 Muslim candidates, 79 scheduled caste candidates (SC), and 17 Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates for the Bengal polls.


CM said, "On 3 seats of north Bengal, we not putting up our candidates." She added, "the party has left these seats for allies and friends to contest from North Bengal and other regions."


Mamata Banerjee while addressing in a press conference said, "I thank Tejashwi Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal, Hemant Soren and Shiv Sena for extending their support to me."


She announced, "No candidate above 80 will contest from the Trinamool Congress." She said, "23-24 existing TMC MLAs have been dropped due to age and other reasons."


As per as the information, In the list of 291 candidates, the TMC has dropped more than 20 sitting MLAs and top ministers, including Partha Chattopadhyay and Amit Mitra.


The TMC supremo said, "We have given assembly poll tickets to eminent personalities from the field of arts, sports, media and culture."


West Bengal Assembly polls will be held in eight phases starting from 27 March with the final round of voting taking place on 29 April. Results will be declared on 2 May.

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