BJP’s Priyanka Tibriwal will contest towards Trinamool Congress candidate and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from the Bhabanipur constituency.
She performed an important function within the current post-poll violence incidents in West Bengal — mentioning the instances to the Calcutta excessive court docket in search of justice for homicide of Abhijeet Sarkar. Tibrewal has been profitable in getting court docket order for CBI investigation and likewise structure of a Particular Investigation Workforce (SIT) for investigating the put up ballot violence instances.
The BJP has fielded Milan Ghosh from Samserganj seat and Sujit Das from Jangipur.
In the meantime, the Congress stated that it’ll not subject any candidate towards Mamata in Bhabanipur.
Banerjee, who misplaced the election from Nandigram, has to win this by-poll to retain her chief minister’s put up.
The bypoll might be held on September 30 together with the elections to 2 seats within the Murshidabad district — Samserganj and Jangipur the place polling couldn’t be held in the course of the eight-phase meeting elections earlier this 12 months.
The counting of votes will happen on October 3. Banerjee had gained from Bhabanipur twice since 2011. She had moved out of her conventional seat to battle in Nandigram in the course of the meeting polls earlier this 12 months however misplaced to her former shut aide Suvendu Adhikari who contested on a BJP ticket.
(With company inputs)