Kolkata: Social forum, ‘Aakranta Aamra’s two prominent members—Ambiskesh Mahapatra and Pratima Mondal will contest the upcoming assembly polls as independents from Behala East and Domjur, respectively.
TMC heavyweights like Sovon Chatterjee and Rajib Bandopadhyay is going to contest from these constituencies. Last December, ‘Aakranta Aamra’s members called up for an alliance of all opponent parties to root out TMC from Bengal.
Moreover, Ambikesh Mahapatra, Joint Convener of ‘Aakranta Aamra’ said that he is ready to contest in assembly election if he gets support of opposition alliance as an Independent candidate. Ambikesh also said that any member of his social forum is ready to fight like this given support of the opposition alliance. Finally, they are contesting from these seats. The opposition is yet field their candidates from these two seats.