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West Bengal Congress


Cong manifesto focuses on 8 areas; follows BC Roy’s vision, says Adhir

March 23, 2021 4:38 am

The manifesto, titled “Banglar Disha [Direction for Bengal]”, was released by state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. It contains promises on matters such as law and order, health, education, and arts and culture.

Adhir demands X-ray report of Chief Minister’s injury

March 22, 2021 2:43 pm

"How can it be possible? We simply demanded that she should publish the X-ray report of her injury and her doctor’s prescription. But, she did not publish that also,” Chowdhury said on the campaign trail in Paschim Medinipur.

Bengal Congress chief race heats up, Mannan proposes Adhir’s name

September 04, 2020 12:23 pm

However, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told The Indian Express on Thursday that someone else should be given the opportunity to lead the state unit as he had already served as the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) president.

Differences with CPM over 3 seats, hope to reach decision by March 3: Bengal Congress

February 28, 2019 4:22 am

Congress state chief Somen Mitra and other leaders held a meeting at the party headquarters in Kolkata in the presence of Gaurav Gogoi, the party’s state observer.

Congress likely to go it alone in West Bengal

February 26, 2019 10:03 pm

The Congress will take a final call on the matter in a meeting of its Election Committee slated to be held Wednesday, state Congress leaders said.

We will protect state’s secular fabric, says Congress president Adhir Chowdhury

August 13, 2018 5:51 am

Speaking to mediapersons, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said, “Both the central and the Bengal government are indulging in competitive communalism.

Rahul Gandhi to meet Bengal leaders amid threat of TMC switch by MLAs

July 06, 2018 1:01 am

A section, which has the backing of state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, is favouring a tie-up with Left parties to fight Banerjee while another is suggesting that the party should enter into an understanding with the Trinamool Congress to counter the BJP.

Adhir Chowdhury's car hit by container, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee chief unhurt

August 20, 2017 6:32 pm

"I was sleeping and did not realise that my car was hit. I thank my driver as he did a great job, otherwise something bad could have happened," Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told PTI. "I am fine now and heading towards Raghunathganj," the Congress leader said.

West Bengal Congress to hold protest rallies against Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's suspension from Lok Sabha

July 24, 2017 8:59 pm

Amid protests by Congress members and counter-slogans of "shame, shame" from BJP benches, the Speaker said the conduct of Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Rajan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan had undermined the Chair's dignity.

We are weak but people still have faith in Cong: Adhir

February 16, 2015 1:25 am

Chowdhury said in the last assembly elections, out of the 1,800 hundred booths in Bongaon, the Congress could send polling agents to just 500.


It's not an arrest, its surrender: WB Cong chief

January 17, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Sunday said Sambia Sohrab’s arrest was not really an arrest, but surrender. He added that efforts were being made to protect Sohrab. He stated that since pressure was being mounted by people and opposition parties, the accused had to be arrested. He further added that the drama surrounding the case was enacted by the police and Trinamool Congress Party (TMC).