इंडियन आवाज़     23 Mar 2019 01:52:28      انڈین آواز

TMC gives 40.5% seats to women in LS polls

Mamata releases list of TMC candidates for all 42 WB seats

Our Correspondent / Kolkata


Wes Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee today announced the names of the 42 candidates from Bangla for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

She said that Trinamool has always been a torchbearer in empowering women and has given adequate representation to women once again.
The party has made women candidates from 17 out of the 42 seats in the State. This makes about 40.5 per cent of the candidates, up from 35 per cent MPs last time.

The names of the candidates and their constituencies are as follows:

Arpita Ghosh from Balurghat
Mausam Noor from Maldaha Uttar
Mahua Moitra from Krishnanagar
Rupali Biswas from Ranaghat
Mamata Thakur from Bangaon
Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar from Barasat
Nusrat Jahan from Basirhat
Pratima Mondal from Jaynagar
Mimi Chakraborty from Jadavpur
Mala Roy from Kolkata Dakshin
Sajda Ahmed from Uluberia
Dr Ratna De Nag from Hooghly
Aparupa Poddar from Arambag
Beerbaha Soren from Jhargram
Mamtaz Sanghamita from Bardhaman-Durgapur
Sreemati Dev Varma (Moon Moon Sen) from Asansol
Satabdi Roy from Birbhum

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