Talking about Rajiv Bandyopadhyay, BJP spokesperson said, ‘‘I think he wants to influence TMC supremo by making these false claims. Considering that he has been shifted to Tripura to look after the affairs of TMC, the former MLA from Domjur will be doing his best to come back.’ According to the Election Commission, the officer had sent Mamata Banerjee to Nandigram since 1900. defeated by more votes. The announcement was made just hours after the TMC supremo was reported to have won the seat. Later, Banerjee had moved the Calcutta High Court challenging the election results of Nandigram. She was elected to the assembly from Bhawanipur later in 2021.