Mamta Banerjee To Challenge Suvendhu Adhikari In Upcoming Poll

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to challenge former TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari in upcoming Assembly election. Adikari switched to BJP last year and had won from Nandigram in 2016.

CM Banerjee said on Monday that she will contest the upcoming Assembly polls from Nandigram. “I will fight from Nandigram. My soul said to me, Nandigram is your lucky place, your holy place. So, you should fight from Nandigram,” Mamata said at a rally in Nandigram.

Banerjee is presently an MLA from Bhawanipore constituency. She appealed to the TMC president Subrata Bakshi that she should consider her candidature from Nandigram.

“Nandigram is my elder sister and Bhawanipore is my younger sister. I will give a strong candidate from Bhawanipore also. I may fight from both seats, she said in a rally.