Lok Sabha by-elections: Shatrughan Sinha will be TMC candidate from Asansol, Mamata Banerjee announced
Shatrughan Sinha News: Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made a big announcement today. By tweeting, Mamta Banerjee has declared former Union Minister Shatrughan Sinha as the candidate for the Lok Sabha by-election from Asansol. Along with this, Mamta has nominated former Union Minister and singer Babul Supriyo for the assembly by-election from Ballygunge. The great thing is that after the resignation of Babul Supriyo, the Asansol seat fell vacant.
Babul Supriyo will contest from Ballygunge assembly by-election- Mamata
Announcing the names of both the leaders, Mamata tweeted, “I am happy to announce on behalf of Trinamool Congress that former Union Minister Shatrughan Sinha will contest the Lok Sabha by-election from Asansol and Babul Supriyo will contest the assembly by-election from Ballygunge. candidates will be Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Jai Maa, Mati-Manush.
Happy to announce on behalf of the All India Trinamool Congress that Sri Shatrughan Sinha, former Union Minister and famed actor, will be our candidate in Loksabha by-election from Asansol. (1/2)
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) March 13, 2022
Significantly, in West Bengal, voting will be held for by-elections on 12th of next month in one Lok Sabha and four assembly seats. Last year, Babul Supriyo, a minister in the Modi government, had resigned from the Asansol Lok Sabha seat and joined the TMC.
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