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Sovan Chatterjee


Sovan Chatterjee: A leader without a party

March 16, 2021 9:37 am

Sovan Chatterjee who was instrumental in strengthening the TMC in the South 24 Parganas district was roped in by the BJP to help the party develop an organisational base in the region.

Dissension over candidates: BJP workers' protest singes party, Shah returns to Kolkata

March 16, 2021 7:59 am

Senior party leaders Shiv Prakash, Mukul Roy and Arjun Singh were heckled by a section of irate party workers who were demanding change in party candidates of several Assembly seats. Angry party workers even tried to break into the party office but were stopped by police.

Denied ticket, Sovan quits BJP; others question list

March 15, 2021 1:45 am

Sovan Chatterjee, the former Mayor of Kolkata, decided to put in his papers after he was denied a ticket from Behala East constituency which he used to represent as a Trinamool Congress MLA.

Sovan claims his phone being tapped, TMC says 'baseless charge'

January 14, 2021 9:19 pm

Addressing his first news conference as a BJP leader, Chatterjee said, "A lot of people say that they cannot get in touch with me over the phone. Later, I noticed that my phone was under surveillance. I was forced to change my phone number."

TMC seeks arrest of Sovan for ‘chit fund scam links’, he rubbishes claims

January 13, 2021 3:37 am

"He must first give answers to what was his connection with the chit fund company I-core. He is clearly seen in this photograph attending a function with owners of this chit fund company. He had endorsed the firm," said TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh.

‘Kick out extortionist nephew’: Suvendu Adhikari

December 28, 2020 1:22 am

Apart from labelling Abhishek Banerjee an “extortionist”, Adhikari raised slogans such as “Kick those who stole Amphan relief money” and “Jai Shree Ram”.

Sovan Chatterjee meets Mamata, sparks rumour of return to TMC

October 30, 2019 2:07 am

The four-time MLA, party sources said, used to visit Mamata’s residence every year on Bhai Phonta — which celebrates the bonding between brothers and sisters. But last year he skipped as relations between the two soured.

Two weeks after entry into BJP, ex-Kolkata mayor, aide plan to quit

September 01, 2019 3:33 pm

Source said Chaterjee and Bandopadhyay felt insulted as they were were not invited to a BJP meeting. However, the party said they were invited to the meeting.

Ready to contest against Mamata in next Assembly polls, says Sovan Chatterjee

August 20, 2019 6:14 pm

Addressing his first press conference, Chatterjee said that he is ready to contest against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the next assembly polls if the saffron party wanted it.

Security cover withdrawn, Sovan says Bengal govt vindictive

August 19, 2019 3:55 am

Chatterjee, who was in Delhi, was scheduled to arrive in Kolkata on Sunday evening.