West Bengal elections: Nandigram turns new epicentre as BJP fields Suvendu Adhikari towards Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Election 2021: Nandigram is all set for one of many keenly contested political battles with Mamata Banerjee taking up her former aide and now BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari.
West Bengal elections: Placing an finish to all hypothesis, the Bharatiya Janata Celebration immediately made it official that it’s going to discipline Suvendu Adhikari towards his former mentor and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from Nandigram within the upcoming West Bengal Meeting elections. Adhikari, who joined the saffron get together late final 12 months, had earlier challenged the Trinamool Congress supremo to face him in Nandigram, which falls underneath the Purba Medinipur district. Earlier a fortress of Congress after which Left, the area has been sending a TMC consultant to the meeting since 2009. A day earlier, Mamata had introduced that she shall be contesting from Nandigram and never her conventional seat of Bhowanipore.
The area got here into the limelight following a call of the then ruling Communist Celebration of India (Marxist) to construct a particular financial zone (SEZ) within the space. The transfer led to protest by villagers during which 14 unarmed villagers have been killed in 2009. This resulted within the Nandigram motion led by TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee. The constituency grew to become the epicentre of the anti-land acquisition actions alongside Singur towards the Left authorities and ignited a well-liked upsurge that noticed Mamata Banerjee rising all the best way to the submit of CM of the state, ending the 34-year previous rule by Left events.
Come 2021 and the area is once more set to witness one of the keenly contested political battles with Mamata Banerjee taking up her former aide and now BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari. Notably, Adhikari had gained from the Nandigram seat in 2016. After resigning from the MLA submit and the TMC, Adhikari had challenged Banerjee to contest from the seat, vowing to defeat her. Whereas saying the TMC candidate listing yesterday, Banerjee formally accepted the problem by shifting to Nandigram, leaving her conventional constituency of Bhowanipore in Kolkata to get together colleague Sovandeb Chattopadhyay.
Mamata Banerjee has stated that she is going to go to Nandigram on ninth March. She shall be submitting her nomination from the constituency on tenth March at Haldia. Adhikari had welcomed the CM’s choice to contest from the Nandigram saying that she is going to lose and depart on Could 2. The outcomes for the eight-phase meeting elections in West Bengal shall be declared on Could 2.
In the meantime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be set to deal with a rally from Brigade Parade floor in Kolkata tomorrow.