New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has no doubt over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s defeat in Nandigram in Assembly Polls 2021, said party’s national president JP Nadda. Certain of her loss, didi(Mamata Banerjee) is now looking for another seat to contest, he said while claiming that their(TMC) people have revealed such information to him.
When asked about the reports of Mamata Banerjee looking for another seat to contest, Nadda told ANI, “This is their strategy and they know better about it, but we have information that she is searching and their people have said so to me. However, I cannot take a guarantee of this as they know it. But she is losing Nandigram, this is certain.”
Mamata is facing her former colleague Suvendu Adhikari, who joined BJP last year in December, in Nandigram. The two saw direct contest in Nandigram on Thursday.
While Nandigram is home turf of Adhikari, Mamata chose not to fight from her home turf Bhabanipur constituency.
Assembly elections for 294 seats of the West Bengal are being held in 8 phases, from 27 March to 29 April 2021.
The voting for second phase took place on 1 April, while the contest for third phase will take place on April 6.