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Congress Rajya Sabha candidate from West Bengal Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday thanked Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for backing him and said he was happy to be nominated from a state which has an "anti-BJP political space".
Addressing reporters after a meeting with state Congress legislators, Singhvi said: "The arithmetic, history and geography of this state politically shows a huge anti-BJP commonality.
Singhvi said he would "definitely call on her to thank her".
"When I go to meet her will be decided later. But since she has extended support to me, it is my duty to call on her and thank her," he said.
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