#Suvendu Adhikari

(Photo credit: Twitter/ @AITCofficial, @SuvenduWB)

  • In early trends, Mamata Banerjee was trailing against Suvendu Adhikari
  • Banerjee and Adhikari are fighting for Nandigram constituency
  • Suvendu Adhikari is from Purba Medinipur and has a stronghold in Nandigram

.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

.West Bengal, India
Dipak Haldar joined the BJP in presence of party leaders Mukul Roy and Suvendhu Adhikari(Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Dipak Haldar joined the trail of MLAs to resign from the Trinamool Congress and join BJP
  • He joined the BJP with local TMC leaders at West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district
  • Haldar quit the Trinamool Congress accusing the TMC leadership of not allowing him to work for the people

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Trinamool Congress leader Dipak Haldar has resigned from Mamata Banerjee headed party on Monday. (Photo credit: Twitter/ ANI)

  • Dipak Haldar alleged that he was not allowed to work freely for his constituents
  • The Diamond Harbour MLA has remained tight-lipped about joining the BJP
  • Haldar, recently met BJP leader Sovan Chatterjee at his residence in South Kolkata

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Former TMC MLA Rajib Banerjee talks to the media after resigning as West Bengal Forest Minister.(Photo Credit:PTI Photo)

  • Suvendu Adhikari delivered a jolt to Mamata Banerjee by quitting TMC and joining BJP in December 2020
  • Days after Suvendu quit TMC, his younger brother Soumendu too tendered his resignation 
  • Rajib Banerjee not only resigned from the party but also hinted at joining BJP

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Rajib Banerjee resigned from the Mamata Banerjee cabinet a few days ago. (Photo credit: Twitter/@

  • Rajib Banerjee resigned as the Minister-in-Charge, Department of Forest, West Bengal
  • Banerjee is the third minister to quit the TMC cabinet in the last 75 days
  • His resignation comes in light of the West Bengal Assembly polls 2021

.West Bengal, India
Suvendu Adhikari wants to defeat Mamata Banerjee in the polls. (Photo Credit: Twitter/_@MamataBanerjeeOfficial)

  • BJP is yet to take a call on fielding Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram
  • Mamata Banerjee has announced her candidature 
  • Adhikari left TMC and joined BJP

.Nandigram, West Bengal, India
Mamamta and Suvendu both are contest the 2021 West Bengal election from Nandigram. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The slogan "Jai Shri Ram" is now etched firmly on the walls of Nandigram
  • The reason behind the heightened communal polarisation is Suvendu Adhikari's resignation
  • Bamdev Mondal of Gokulpur village in Nandigram blamed the TMC government for the communal divide

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
BJP leader Suvendhu Adhikari said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee remembers Nandigram only before elections. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • 'I will defeat her by a margin of at least 50,000 votes or I will quit politics,' Suvendhu Adhikari said
  • He said the final decision to field candidates will be taken by the BJP leadership
  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee earlier declared she will contest the election from Nandigram, Adhikari's bastion

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Incidents of stone-pelting were reported during a BJP rally in Kolkata on Monday. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Twitter/@ANI)

  • The rally was attended by Union Minister Debasree Chaudhuri, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and TMC turncoat Suvendhu Adhikari
  • The rally was held hours after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's address in Nandigram
  • Banerjee said she will contest the assembly election from Nandigram, Adhikari's home turf