Bhowanipore bypoll

Mamata Banerjee, two other newly-elected TMC MLAs to take oath on October 7 

However, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said he will wait till the official gazette notification on the Bhabanipur by-poll result is issued.

published on : 5th October 2021

Bengal bypolls: Over 57 per cent voting in Bhowanipore, highest in Samserganj at nearly 80 per cent 

A high voting rate at 79.92 per cent and 77.63 per cent was recorded in Murshidabad's Samserganj and Jangipur seats respectively.

published on : 1st October 2021

West Bengal bypolls: Moderate turnout in Mamata stronghold, polling peaceful  

Despite the security apparatus, the BJP claimed its leader Kalyan Choubey was attacked and windshield of his vehicle was smashed. The TMC denied the allegation.  

published on : 1st October 2021

Bhowanipore bypoll: 48.08 per cent turnout till 3 pm, voting 'peaceful'

The bypolls are being held in south Kolkata's Bhowanipore, besides Jangipur and Samserganj seats in Murshidabad district.

published on : 30th September 2021

Heavy rains lash Kolkata, waterlogging in parts of Bhowanipore ahead of bypoll

The well-marked low-pressure area causing enhanced rainfall in the southern districts lay over western parts of Gangetic West Bengal and neighbourhood, the weather office said.

published on : 29th September 2021

Heavy security cover for Bhowanipore bypoll, arrangements in place to tackle rain

CM Mamata Banerjee is the Trinamool Congress candidate in the Bhowanipore by-election in south Kolkata, while the BJP has fielded Priyanka Tibrewal, and CPI(M)'s Srijib Biswas is in the fray.

published on : 29th September 2021

BJP delegation meets EC, seeks measures for free, fair polls in Bhowanipore

The BJP urged the EC to impose Section 144, a prohibitory order against gathering of five or more persons, on September 30, the polling date, and deployment of central forces for its compliance.

published on : 28th September 2021

BJP's Dilip Ghosh pushed and heckled in Bhowanipore by alleged TMC workers, EC seeks report 

National TV channels showed Ghosh being pushed and heckled on a road as a posse of security guards tried to shield him.

published on : 27th September 2021

BJP fears dent in non-Bengali votes in ‘Didi vs Didi’ battle

Those who do not speak Bengali form around 40% of the total electorate in Bhowanipore. Though the BJP is expecting the support of this section, the ground scenario doesn’t second their expectations.

published on : 27th September 2021

Bhowanipore bypoll hots up as TMC, BJP woo voters in non-Bengali belt

Those who do not speak Bengali form 40 per cent of the total electorate in Bhowanipore Assembly constituency.

published on : 26th September 2021

Talibani BJP can't run India': Mamata after Centre denies her nod to visit Italy next month

The Union Ministry of External Affairs denied Mamata permission to attend the event in Italy as the event is not commensurate in status for participation by the chief minister of a state. 

published on : 25th September 2021

'No constitutional exigency elsewhere?' HC questions EC for expediting Bhowanipore bypoll

On September 6, EC had issued a notification announcing the by-election on September 30 underscoring the exigency and special request received from the chief secretary of the state government. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Bhowanipore bypolls: Mamata is nervous, says Hardeep Singh Puri in Bengal

Banerjee on Wednesday said that outsiders are coming for campaigning for the bypolls like daily passengers as they did before the state assembly polls.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Man arrested for spreading communal messages through WhatsApp ahead of Bhowanipore bypoll

The arrest was made by the Kolkata Police's Cyber Crime Cell on a complaint lodged by a resident of Kalighat, the area where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lives, police said.

published on : 23rd September 2021

'Won't be able to continue as CM If...' Mamata seeks every single vote in Bhowanipore

The tone and tenor of Mamata’s appeal are said to be a reflection of his desperation to win the by-election.

published on : 22nd September 2021
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