#Abhishek Banerjee

.Ghatal, West Bengal, India
TMC leader and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee addresses a public rally at Gangarampur in South Dinajpur district. (PTI Photo)

  • Without naming Adhikari, Abhishek Banerjee described him as a betrayer who "brought disgrace" to Medinipur
  • "You cannot scare me by using the CBI and the ED," Banerjee said
  • The Adhikari family holds sway in a number of assembly seats in several south Bengal districts including the two Medinipurs

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Security personnel sit outside TMC MP Abhishekh Banerjee's residence, in Kolkata. (PTI Photo)

  • Prior to the CBI's arrival at Abhishek Banerjee's home, his aunt and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee also paid a visit 
  • Abhishek Banerjee's wife, Rujira, and sister-in-law, Maneka Gambhir were served notices by the CBI on Monday
  • The TMC lawmaker had tweeted about it and the Chief Minister said that she was not 'scared of rats'.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rujira Banerjee, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife, is an owner of an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card. (Photo credit: Twitter/@abhishekaitc)

  • Reportedly, Rujira Banerjee married Abhishek Banerjee in February 2012
  • As West Bengal elections race is heating up, Rujira's name has found place in BJP leaders' speeches
  • Rujira is slated to appear before the CBI on February 22

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
A criminal defamation case against Union Home Minister Amit Shah was filed by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. (Photo Credit: PTI/File)

  • The court forwarded the case the Metropolitan Magistrate Court over jurisdiction issues
  • The court took note of Shah's lawyer Brajesh Jha's submission that the mentioned address of the home minister was incorrect
  • Shah is accused of making defamatory statements against Abhishek Banerjee during a rally

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Abhishek Banerjee is a TMC MP from the Diamond Harbour constituency. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@abhishekaitc)

  • Abhishek Banerjee is the nephew of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
  • Abhishek is an MBA and joined politics in 2011 when Mamata-led TMC came to power in West Bengal
  • The 33-year-old TMC MP is seen as the political heir of Mamata

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife and sister-in-law have been summoned by the CBI in connection with a coal pilferage case. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@abhishekaitc)

  • "Don't try to intimidate us with the jail. We have fought against guns and are not afraid of fighting against rats"
  • Abhishek Banerjee is Mamata's nephew and a TMC MP from the Diamond Harbour constituency
  • The CBI summon came a day before a Kolkata court is due to hear a defamation case against Amit Shah filed by Abhishek

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Abhishek Banerjee is actively involved in the TMC's campaign ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@abhishekaitc)

  • A CBI team reached Abhishek Banerjee's residence 
  • CBI had carried out a fresh round of searches in connection with the case on Friday
  • West Bengal assembly elections due in April-May

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
The special judge of MP/MLA court at Bidhannagar directed that Shah is 'required to appear in person/by pleader' at 10 am on February 22. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Amit Shah will have to appear either personally or through a lawyer before the court on February 22
  • This is in connection with a defamation case lodged against him by Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee
  • Banerjee's lawyer claimed that Shah made certain defamatory statements against him at a rally in August 2018

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee said he would quit politics if the Centre brought a law banning entry of more than one member of a family in politics. (Photo credit: ANI/Twitter)

  • Abhishek Banerjee was responding to allegations of nepotism by the BJP against Mamata Banerjee
  • "Those talking about family system have 5 members each of their families in politics," Abhishek Banerjee said
  • Home Minister Amit Shah said at a recent rally in the state that the TMC was reduced to 'extortion, corruption and nepotism'

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Abhishek Banerjee has worked in many Bollywood projects like 'Rang De Basanti' and 'Go Goa Gone'(Picture Credits : Instagram @nowitsabhi)

  • Abhishek Banerjee felt a special connection with his role in 'Unpaused'
  • He spoke to migrant workers to to prepare for his role
  • 'Unpaused' is a compiation of five short stories on Amazon PrimeVideo