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Congress Gears up for West Bengal Elections, Announces Party Panels

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijeet Mukherjee will head the important thing Marketing campaign Committee of the Congress within the state. Aside from Abhijeet, a former MP, the committee has Tulsi Mukherjee.

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  • Final Up to date: October 12, 2020, 8:11 PM IST
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Even because the West Bengal Meeting elections are nonetheless a couple of months away, the Congress has begun to plan for the electoral battle forward with the announcement of checklist of various social gathering committees other than state office-bearers.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijeet Mukherjee will head the important thing Marketing campaign Committee of the Congress within the state. Aside from Abhijeet, a former MP, the committee has Tulsi Mukherjee.

State Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will head the Election Committee. The Manifesto Committee will work beneath the management of Abdul Mannan and the Coordination Committee beneath Pradeep Bhattacharya.

The social gathering has additionally appointed 11 Vice-Presidents and 14 Common Secretaries, other than the 68-member State Govt.

Congress state affairs incharge Jitin Prasada stated: “The social gathering is strengthening the organisation and concurrently making ready for the Meeting elections.”

As for the alliances, Prasada stated that the vital difficulty would determined by the excessive command on the acceptable time if want arises. “However proper now, our focus is to arrange the social gathering for polls,” he stated.

The final Meeting elections had been held in April-Could 2016. The ruling Trinamool Congress led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had gained a brute majority of 221 seats within the 294-member Meeting. The Congress has 24 MLAs, the Left 25 and the BJP 16.

The BJP had gained 18 Lok Sabha seats within the state and bagged round 40 per cent votes, whereas the TMC bagged 22 seats with 43 per cent votes within the common elections. The Congress gained solely 2 seats with round 6 per cent votes whereas the Left events couldn’t win even a single Lok Sabha seat within the state.

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