Mamata Forms 12 Member Committee For LS Elections


Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee has formed a 12-member committee Sunday to chart modalities on election campaign in West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, party’s secretary general Partha Chatterjee said.

The committee would look into the applications by aspiring candidates to fight the elections and forward those to the party’s supremo Mamata Banerjee, Mr Chatterjee told reporters.
The 12-member committee comprises Subrata Bakshi, Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim, Aroop Biswas, Suvendu Adhikari, Abhishek Banerkee, Shashi Panja, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Moloy Ghatak, Jyotipriya Mullick, Subrata Mukherjee, and Derek O’Brien.

“The committee will look into election-related publicity and screening of applications of aspiring candidates in consultation with party supremo Mamata Banerjee,” Mr Chatterjee said.