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Trinamool fields ex-footballer in Howrah LS bypoll

Former India football team captain Prasun Banerjee will be Trinamool Congress candidate in the by-election to the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency.

Written by Express News Service |
May 4, 2013 2:11:46 am

Kolkata:Former India football team captain Prasun Banerjee will be Trinamool Congress candidate in the by-election to the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency.

This was announced by party chief Mamata Banerjee at the Trinamool’s general council meeting in Kolkata on Friday. The seat fell vacant due to the death of Trinamool Lok Sabha member Ambica Banerjee recently. The bypoll will be held on June 2.

High Court reserves rural poll verdict

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