Top Recommended Stories

BJP Announces Names of Candidates For Bypolls in 6 Assembly Seats of West Bengal

BJP Central Election Committee General Secretary JP Nadda announced the names of 6 candidates.

Published: April 27, 2019 4:33 PM IST

By News Desk

BJP symbol
BJP symbol. Photo Courtesy: IANS

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced the names of six candidates for by-elections to the state legislature of West Bengal.

BJP Central Election Committee General Secretary JP Nadda announced that the party nominee for Bhatpara assembly seat will be Pawan Kumar Singh. Other candidates in fray are Neeraj Tamang Zimba from Darjeeling, Dr Samayroop Mandal from Islampur, Jual Murmu from Habibpur, Sanat Mandal from Kandi and Anupam Mandal from Nowda.

You may like to read

The crucial assembly seat Bhatpara in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal fell vacant after the sitting MLA Arjun Singh defected to the saffron party and resigned his seat.

Arjun Singh is now BJP nominee from Barrackpore parliamentary seat and is pitted against former Railway Minister and senior Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi.

(With PTI inputs)

Also Read:

For breaking news and live news updates, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Read more on Latest India News on

By clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts Cookies Policy.