#Trinamool Congress

Rajarhat New Town assembly constituency falls under Lok Sabha constituency. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash

  • In 2011, Sabya Sachi Dutta of Trinamool Congress came to power
  • A total of 198,617 voters participated in the polls
  • in 2016, Sabya Sachi Dutta beat Narendra Nath Chatterjee of CPM

West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign rally for Assembly polls, in South 24 Parganas. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wrote a letter to leaders of all prominent opposition parties
  • Some see it as a reflection of Mamata’s fading confidence in the face of the fight against PM Narendra Modi
  • Others interpret it as her initiative to make her mark in national politics

.Chanditala, West Bengal, India
Chanditala assembly constituency is one of West Bengal’s 294 assembly constituencies. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Chanditala assembly constituency is currently held by Trinamool Congress MLA Swati Khandoker
  • She defeated Azim Ali Md Sk of CPM in 2016
  • Chanditala falls under the Sreerampur Lok Sabha constituency

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Former TMC Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh headed a TV channel and a daily, which was funded by the now-defunct Saradha group. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Kunal Ghosh has been asked reach the ED's CGO Complex office at Salt Lake area of Kolkata by 11 am on Tuesday
  • Ghosh was suspended from the TMC in 2013 for alleged anti-party activities
  • He is currently out on bail in the Saradha scam case

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
West Bengal Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addressed a mega rally in Kolkata's Brigade parade grounds. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Adhir Chowdhury said that Sunday's rally proved the Bengal elections will not be a two- cornered contest
  • He said the goal of the alliance is to ensure the victory of secularism
  • Bhupesh Baghel alleged that both the BJP and the TMC are trying to divide the people

.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
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting at Sahaganj in Hooghly district. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • West Bengal Assembly election is scheduled from March 27 to April 29
  • Several prominent Trinamool Congress members have recently joined the BJP 
  • Making massive gains, BJP won 18 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal

.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'.

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Amit Shah has been asked to appear either personally or through a lawyer. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A MP/MLA court has summoned Amit Shah to answer to a charge of defamation 
  • Shah is accused of making defamatory statements against Abhishek Banerjee during a rally
  • A vigorous campaign has been launched by the BJP in Bengal ahead of the assembly elections

.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