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Ex Choose Up Towards Younger Chief Who Wrote Khela Hobe In Bengal’s Tamluk

Ex Choose Up Towards Younger Chief Who Wrote Khela Hobe In Bengal’s Tamluk

Abhijit Gangopadhyay resigned as decide of Calcutta Excessive Court docket and joined BJP days later

Tamluk (West Bengal):

Among the many most-watched Lok Sabha contests in Bengal this time is the struggle for Tamluk seat, the place the BJP has fielded former Calcutta Excessive Court docket decide Abhijit Gangopadhyay and the Trinamool has chosen its younger chief and head of its social media cell Debangshu Bhattacharya.

Mr Gangopadhyay, who resigned as a decide earlier this month and joined the BJP days later, made headlines in 2021 for his sturdy observations and instructions to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to research alleged irregularities within the recruitment of academics by the West Bengal College Service Fee.

The 61-year-old has come below criticism following his change from judiciary to politics, with the Trinamool Congress alleging political motives behind his rulings within the alleged instructor recruitment rip-off.

At a Trinamool march quickly after his BJP entry, Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee had described Mr Gangopadhyay as a “BJP babu who was sitting on the bench” and stated she is going to guarantee his defeat if he contests the election. With the BJP asserting him as a candidate in its fifth record launched final night time, the stage is about.

Ms Banerjee had additionally stated that the previous decide has turn into a frontrunner “after denying jobs to hundreds of scholars”. “Be prepared. Wherever you contest from, I’ll ship college students to struggle you.” For the previous couple of weeks, buzz over Mr Gangopadhyay contesting from Tamluk was doing the rounds. Anticipating this, the Trinamool fielded 27-year-old Bhattacharya to tackle the previous decide.

Mr Bhattacharya has been actively concerned in pupil politics as a member of the Trinamool Chhatra Parishad and has been dealing with the social gathering’s social media presence since 2022.

He’s additionally credited with writing the Khela Hobe marketing campaign tune within the run-up to the 2021 Bengal elections. The Trinamool wrote the marketing campaign tune, highlighting the native political flavour and the Bengal authorities’s welfare schemes. With catchy music, the marketing campaign tune was an instantaneous hit, a lot in order that a number of different events tweaked and used it of their campaigns.

As soon as a Left bastion, the Tamluk constituency has been with the Trinamool Congress since 2009. However there’s a twist. The seat was received in 2009 and 2014 by Suvendu Adhikari, who’s now among the many prime state leaders of the BJP. Mr Adhikari, then with the Trinamool, had vacated the seat after being elected as an MLA within the 2016 state polls. Within the by-election that adopted, his brother Dibyendu Adhikari was elected MP. Within the 2019 polls, Trinamool fielded Dibyendu Adhikari once more, retaining in thoughts the household’s affect within the space, and predictably, he received. The subsequent yr, nevertheless, Suvendu Adhikari switched to the BJP. His brother Divyendu held on to the seat and switched to the BJP only a week again.

Which means that whereas the seat has been with Trinamool for 15 years now, it’s, in impact, Suvendu Adhikari’s turf. And the Trinamool should transfer mountains to retain it this time.

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