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TMC candidate Baichung Bhutia campaigns in Darjeeling

Baichung Bhutia has been fielded by Trinamool Congress from the high-strung Darjeeling seat.

Trinamool Congress candidate and former footballer Baichung Bhutia is seen campaigning in his Darjeeling constituency for Lok Sabha elections 2014 on Friday. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baichung Bhutai shows off his football skills in Mirik ahead of elections. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baichung is seen playing football with a bunch of kids in his constituency. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baichung Bhutia has been fielded by Trinamool Congress from the high-strung Darjeeling seat, another soccer star of yesteryears Prasun Banerjee has been fielded by the party from Howrah, where he won in a by-election in 2013. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baichung Bhutia seeks blessings from an elderly woman in Mirik. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Children listen to Baichung carefully while he gives them lessons on soccer. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baichung Bhutai is surrounded with a bunch of kids. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

A young woman greets Baichung with a scarf in Mirik. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)