TMC Announces Candidates on all 42 Lok Sabha Seats in West Bengal; Didi reserves 40.5% tickets for Females

Trinamool Congress on Tuesday released the list of all 42 Candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls to take on BJP and Congress in West Bengal. The Party has dropped 10 sitting MPs in the list.

Among those has got tickets includes – Mausam Noor from Malda North Seat who had shifted her loyalties to TMC quitting Congress. While Amar Singh Rai from Darjeeling, Abu Taher Khan from Murshidabad, Kanania Lal Agarwal from Raiganj, Deepak Adhikari from Ghatal, Pritama Mondal from Jainagar Parliamentary Seat.

While the party has fielded Matama Banerjee‘s nephew Abhishek Banerjee from Diamond Harbour, Asit Kumar Mal from Bolpur, Mala Roy from Kolkata Dakshin, Dr Ratna De Nag from Hoogly, while Prasun Banerjee from Howrah among others.

Full List of Candidates
  1. Paresh Chandra Adhikary: Cooch Behar
  2. Dasrath Tirkey: Alipurduars
  3. Bijoy Chandra Barman: Jalpaiguri
  4. Amar Singh Rai: Darjeeling
  5. Kanaia Lal Agarwal: Raiganj
  6. Arpita Ghosh: Balurghat
  7. Mausam Noor: Maldaha Uttar
  8. Dr Moezzam Hussian: Maldaha Dakshin
  9. Khalilur Rehman: Jangipur
  10. Apurba Sarkar: Bahrampur
  11. Abu Taher Khan: Murshidabad
  12. Mahua Moitra: Krishna Nagar
  13. Rupali Biswas: Ranaghat
  14. Mamata Bala Thakur: Bangaon
  15. Dinesh Trivedi: Barrackpur
  16. Sougata Roy: Dum Dum
  17. Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar: Barasat
  18. Nusrat Jahan: Basirhat
  19. Pratima Mondal: Jaynagar
  20. Chaudhary Mohan Jatua: Mathurapur
  21. Abhishek Banerjee: Daimond Harbour
  22. Mimi Chakraborty: Jadavpur
  23. Mala Roy: Kolkata Dakshin
  24. Sudip Bandopadhyay: Kolkata Uttar
  25. Prasun Banerjee: Howrah
  26. Sajda Ahmed: Uluberia
  27. Kalyan Banerjee: Sreerampur
  28. Dr Ratna De Nag: Hoogly
  29. Aparupa Poddar: Arambag
  30. Dibyendu Adhikari: Tamluk
  31. Sisir Adhikari: Kanthi
  32. Deepak Adhikari: Ghatal
  33. Beerbaha Soren: Jhargram
  34. Dr Manas Bhunia: Medinipur
  35. Dr Mriganka Mahota: Purulia
  36. Subrata Mukherjee: Bankura
  37. Shyamlal Santra: Bishnupur
  38. Sunil Kumar Mondal: Bardhaman Purba
  39. Mamtaz Sanghamita: Bardhaman Durgapur
  40. Sreemati Dev Varma (Moon Moon Sen): Asansol
  41. Asit Kumar Mal: Bolpur
  42. Satabdi Roy: Birbhum

While TMC Supremo also announced that her party will field 40.5% female candidate in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. This is a proud moment for us, she added. Earlier, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced a similar move on Sunday.  Biju Janta Dal Chief Naveen Patnaik on Sunday in the first kind of such move announced 33 per cent reservation for women by his party, Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in the allocation of the Lok Sabha seats for the General Elections 2019.

She further added that TMC lawmakers whose names do not figure in the list will be drafted to carry out party activities in the state.

Trinamool Congress who had begun its Poll Campaign on March 8 has on Tuesday conducted a high-level meeting at Trinamool Congress Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to finalise party’s Candidates for the Upcoming Lok Sabha Polls 2019.

READ: Setback to Mamata Banerjee; TMC MP Anupam Hazra, Others Shift to BJP ahead of Polls

Trinamool Congress who intends to play an important role in the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls has already formed its 12 Member Committee to look into party affairs and managing the Campaign.

Election Commission had on Sunday declared schedule for General Elections 2019. General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Counting of Votes and Results for the mega Battle of ballots will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting.

Voting in all 42 Parliamentary Seats of West Bengal will spread in all seven phases starting from April 11.

In last 2014 General Election, Trinamool Congress won 34 Lok Sabha Seats, Congress 4, while BJP and CPI(M) won 2 seats.

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