West Bengal Cong nominates RS member

Our Bureau Kolkata | Updated on March 19, 2012 Published on March 19, 2012

The West Bengal Pradesh Congress on Monday nominated Mr Abdul Mannan as its lone candidate for the Rajya Sabha. Mr Mannan, a former MLA from Champdani in Hooghly, today filed his nomination papers.

The Trinamul Congress has already nominated three journalists and renominated Mr Mukul Roy as its nominees for Rajya Sabha.

MLA dead

Meanwhile, in a separate development, the number of Trinamool Congress MLAs came down to 184 with the death Mr Ajit Bhuniya during the day. Mr Bhuniya, MLA from Daspur in the West Midnapore district of the State, was 59 and is survived by his wife, son and daughter.


Published on March 19, 2012
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