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Priyanka Tibrewal of BJP will contest from Bhawanipur against CM Mamta Banerjee in the by-election

By online desk

The BJP has fielded party leader Priyanka Tibrewal against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the upcoming Bhawanipur by-election to be held on September 30.

in between, Congress has decided not to field candidates Against Mamata Banerjee

The TMC chief, who lost to BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram assembly segment, will contest the bypoll from the seat vacated by party leader Sovandeb Chattopadhyay.

CM Mamta has to be elected as an MLA by November 5 to remain the Chief Minister in West Bengal.

Mamata, who was elected twice from Bhawanipur in 2011 and 2016, has been campaigning heavily for the crucial by-election.

(input from agencies)

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