The Trinamool Congress on Sunday introduced that West Bengal Agriculture Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, who had vacated the Bhabanipur seat for Banerjee to contest from there, will battle from the Khardah meeting constituency the place by-election can be held on October 30.
In an announcement, the occasion additionally named three different candidates – former MLA Udayan Guha for Dinhata, Brajakishore Goswami for Shantipur and native chief Subrata Mondal for Gosaba.
The by-polls had been necessitated resulting from deaths and resignations of legislators.
The TMC MLAs of Gosaba and Khardaha died, whereas two BJP MPs – Nishith Pramanik and Jagannath Sarkar – resigned after successful from Dinhata and Shantipur meeting seats to retain their Lok Sabha membership.
The names had been introduced on a day when Mamata Banerjee, additionally the TMC supremo, received from the Bhabanipur by-poll defeating her nearest BJP rival Priyanka Tibrewal by over 58,000 votes.
In a notification, the Election Commission not too long ago stated the final day to submit nomination papers is October 8. While the papers can be scrutinised on October 11, the final day to withdraw the nomination is October 16.