In the video, shot during a march led by Chakrabarty with a demand to stop “defaming” the university, the V-C is heard asking for photographs of certain people, to which a reply comes that all the names and photographs will be provided to him.
Congress' last victory from the city came in 1984. After that, all its attempts to wrest the seat back from the BJP failed, including the one when they tried their luck by fielding former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi in 1991.
In the December 2018 Assembly elections, despite a neck-to-neck fight, Congress wrested power from Shivraj Singh Chouhan, winning 114 seats. However, exit polls indicate that the party won't be able to retain its ground.