It’s official now! Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will take on her former aide and cabinet minister, Suvendu Adhikari, in a high pitch battle in Nandigram. Suvendu resigned from Trinamool Congress (TMC) and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in December 2020.
Suvendu is the sitting MLA from Nandigram and is considered as the architect of the movement which propelled TMC to victory in 2011 state elections. He is believed to have an influence in 65 setas in the South Bengal region.
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