Kolkata: Former Bhatpara MP Arjun Singh recently joined BJP after leaving TMC. As a result, the need for by-polls emerged. Already several councilors of Bhatpara Corporation have enlisted their names with Arjun Singh.
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee announced candidate for Bhatpara Vidhan Sabha by-elections. Madan Mitra has been named as the candidate in Arjun Singh’s stronghold. The fight will not be very easy. The defeat will mean the demise of Madan Mitra’s political career. But Madan Mitra started campaigning from Arjuna Singh’s neighborhood.
Now the question raises, What is the next step of BJP? Although in this context BJP candidate of Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency, Arjun Singh claims that it is my responsibility to win him or her.
Although the BJP sources said, if everything is perfect, BJP is going to select, Paban Singh, son of Arjun Singh. It is learned that Arjun Singh held meetings with BJP state leadership discussed the name. Afterwards, Mukul Roy-Dilip Ghosh sent the name of candidate to Delhi.