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TMC's Madan Mitra electoral battle from jail looks a winner

Madan Mitra is not the first candidate in the West Bengal state assembly poll to have faced the contest from behind bars.

ED questions Madan Mitra on Narada sting, Saradha scam

Sources in ED said Mitra refused to recognise Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel, who, while posing as a businessman, had allegedly paid money to 12 TMC leaders in lieu of favours in 2014.

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Madan Mitra loses his last administrative post

According to a notification by the West Bengal government’s department of health and family welfare, the new committee has Baranagar TMC MLA Tapas Roy as its new chairman.

Bengal: Only TMC leader Madan Mitra jailed in Saradha scam loses elections

It wasn't until late in the evening that it became clear that Mitra lost to CPI(M)'s Manash Mukherjee with a margin of 4,198 votes.

TMC candidate Madan Mitra hospitalised

Arrested by CBI in December 2014, the former state Transport and Sports Minister is contesting polls from his constituency of Kamarhati.

West Bengal: Jailed ex-minister Madan Mitra, a candidate who can't vote

Election Commission sources confirmed that Mitra, who is presently lodged in Alipore jail in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, will not be allowed to exercise his franchise.

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West Bengal Elections 2016: Roopa Ganguly vs cricketer Shukla, Krishanu vs Madan Mitra

Prominent among those in the second list is former state BJP president Rahul Sinha, who is now a national secretary. He will contest from Jorasanko in Kolkata.

West Bengal elections: Saradha scam accused Madan Mitra gets TMC ticket, to contest from jail

Mitra, had fought on a TMC ticket, and won from Kamarhati Assembly constituency in 2011, receiving 57.96 % of the votes, after defeating Manas Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) who had finished second with 38.9% of the votes.

Saradha scam: Between one arrest and the next, world changes for TMC’s Madan Mitra

Mitra is the fourth senior Trinamool leader arrested in the scam, after Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, suspended MP Kunal Ghosh and Rajat Majumdar.

For this inmate at Alipore jail, luxury doesn’t stop at the door

The Trinamool Congress leader, whose counsel’s request that he be treated as a Division-I prisoner was granted by the court, has been given some of the best blankets and linen for his stay at the central jail.

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