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March 12, 2019

40.5% Trinamool LS candidates women

40.5% Trinamool LS candidates women

Trinamool Congress Chairperson Mamata Banerjee today announced the names of the 42 candidates from Bangla for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Trinamool has always been a torchbearer in empowering women. Giving adequate representation to women once again, the party has made women candidates from 17 of the 42 seats in the State. This makes about 40.5 per cent of the candidates, up from 35 per cent MPs last time.

The names of the candidates and their constituencies are as follows:

  • Arpita Ghosh from Balurghat
  • Mausam Noor from Maldaha Uttar
  • Mahua Moitra from Krishnanagar
  • Rupali Biswas from Ranaghat
  • Mamata Thakur from Bangaon
  • Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar from Barasat
  • Nusrat Jahan from Basirhat
  • Pratima Mondal from Jaynagar
  • Mimi Chakraborty from Jadavpur
  • Mala Roy from Kolkata Dakshin
  • Sajda Ahmed from Uluberia
  • Dr Ratna De Nag from Hooghly
  • Aparupa Poddar from Arambag
  • Beerbaha Soren from Jhargram
  • Mamtaz Sanghamita from Bardhaman-Durgapur
  • Sreemati Dev Varma (Moon Moon Sen) from Asansol
  • Satabdi Roy from Birbhum