The MP, Nephew of CM Mamata Banerjee, questioned whether protests were due to banning of drugs and liquor.
Nayna Bandopadhyay sounds very modest about her win by 14,344 votes over the nearest BJP rival Ritest Tiwari.
The editorial also alleges that the TMC is “whipping up communal passions hoping to garner the support of the minorities”, as it fears the Left’s resurgence.
She claims she will never go against against the TMC even if her principles clashed with that of the party.
Bhattacharya, 49, took up the challenge nevertheless, travelling across the constituency that borders Bangladesh.
I don’t consider this a setback. I think I’ve done well on my (political) debut, said Biswas.
During the day, one presiding officer was removed due to complaints of slow polling and three EVMs had to be replaced.
Santosh Pathak is the Congress candidate and Faiyaz Ahmed Khan is the CPI(M) nominee from the seat.
Political observers feel the multi-crore Saradha scam could essay a role in the bypoll.
BJP hopes to finally open account in state Assembly riding on good run in the segment during Lok Sabha polls
Congress leaders Nirbed Ray and Sikha Mitra participated in the rally.
TMC leader had gone “underground” for several months and surfaced only after the CBI conducted a search operation at his residence.
CBI sources said both Srinjoy Bose and Sameer are likely to be interrogated by the agency again on Thursday.
Sources said Majumdar was paid Rs 10 lakh per month by Saradha Group and he could not explain why he was paid such a high sum.
He alleged that he is receiving threats from his own party (TMC) members.