CPM Projects Old Guard to Fight TMS’s New Turk


Kolkata: Expecting a tough fight CPM roped in Robin Mandal as the party’s candidate in Ward Nu-27, reversing the earlier decision to let Robin fight from Ward Nu-20.

CPM is expecting a tough fight in Ward Nu-27 as Trinamool forwarded Prasenjit Sardar, the son of land mafia Bhojai Sardar as the party’s candidate. Bhojai is known to be the right hand of Trinamool leader Sabyasachi Dutta.

Prasenjit was the Panchayat Pradhan of Mahisbathan Panchayat before the area was merged in Ward Nu-27.

Supporting the stand to led the poll fight from Ward Nu-27, CPM said that as he worked closely with Gautam Dev during the land agitation in the area and is closer to the people of the area.

Robin Mondal after filing his nomination on Tuesday said “if the people are allowed to cast their vote freely we will win definitely,” The comment targeted at the ruling party clearly stated the rampant rigging during polls in West Bengal.