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WB's finance plenipotentiary: Why Amit Mitra is important to Mamata

The former state finance minister has acquired a new powerful advisory role that must build on his earlier achievements

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West Bengal Assembly polls | Amit Mitra | West Bengal

Ishita Ayan Dutt  |  New Delhi 

Amit Mitra
Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

West Bengal, 2011: The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress was looking to bring the Left Front’s 34-year rule to a halt. Amid a raging battle across the state, one Assembly constituency – Khardah in North 24 Parganas – was drawing attention.

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First Published: Mon, November 15 2021. 06:04 IST
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