April 24, 2014
Second phase of Lok Sabha polls in Bengal: Six Trinamool candidates in the fray
The second phase of the Lok Sabha poll in the state is underway in Raiganj, Balurghat, Maldah Uttar, Maldah Dakshin, Jangipur and Murshidabad parliamentary constituencies.
Star campaigners like Trinamool Chairperson Ms. Mamata Banerjee, actors Mithun Chakraborty and Dev, have all visited the region turning the contest into a high voltage affair.
Trinamool has fielded candidates in all six Lok Sabha seats. The Trinamool candidate for Raiganj is Satyaranjan Dasmunshi. Theatre artist Arpita Ghosh is the candidate for Balurghat while the founder of music band Bhoomi, Soumitra Roy is the candidate for Maldah Uttar. Dr Moazzem Hossain is the candidate for Maldah Dakshin constituency.
Social worker Haji Nurul Islam, who was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Basirhat, is the candidate in Jangipur while educationist Mohammed Ali is the candidate in Murshidabad constituency.
Trinamool Chairperson has campaigned herself in all these seats more than once.
Here are the details of Trinamool candidates for the Lok Sabha polls:
Candidate for Raiganj
Candidate for Balurghat
Candidate for Maldah Uttar
Candidate for Maldah Dakshin
Candidate for Jangipur
Candidate for Murshidabad