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Lack of industry in Nandigram may return to haunt Mamata Banerjee

Nandigram, 126 km south of Kolkata, is Banerjee's once trusted lieutenant turned biggest challenger Suvendu Adhikari's bastion

West Bengal Assembly polls | Mamata Banerjee | Suvendu Adhikari

Ishita Ayan Dutt  |  Kolkata 

West Bengal, elections, protests
On January 18 — months ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Bengal due in April/May — Banerjee announced her candidature from the East Medinipur constituency, in a bid to checkmate Adhikari

A show of flag power by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the (BJP) is in full display on the road to in the East Medinipur district of . Alternating gates from the two parties, giant cutouts of TMC supremo and chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, and posters of her once trusted lieutenant turned biggest challenger, Suvendu Adhikari, make it a riot of saffron and green.



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First Published: Fri, February 05 2021. 06:10 IST