KMC Elections May See Babul Supriyo As Trinamool’s Candidate For Mayor

Kolkata, November 16 : There are strong indications that Babul Supriyo (a former Union Minister) might be the candidate for Mayor and face of the Trinamool Congress in the forthcoming election to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, (KMC), scheduled for December 19.
Though there has been no official confirmation on this yet, according to party insiders, Supriyo is the ‘most favourite’ among the candidates for the post because he is preferred by Trinamool’s all-India General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, who is the main decision maker in the party at present.

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Although there is no confirmation, party insiders claim that Supriyo is currently the most preferred candidate for the position.This is because Abhishek Banerjee (Trinamool’s all India General Secretary) prefers him over Supriyo, the current decision-maker in the party.

There are several other indications that make Supriyo the frontrunner in the race.Many other indicators point to Supriyo as the top-ranked candidate in this race.

The party recently announced the ‘one man, one post’ policy, which puts outgoing Mayor Firhad Hakim out of the race.Recently, the party announced the “one man, one position” policy.

This means that Firhad Hakim, the outgoing Mayor, is out of the race.Chandrima Bhattacharyay was also considered for the post, but after Amit Mitra decided not to continue as the Finance Minister of the state, Bhattacharyay has been made Minister of State for Finance.

Chandrima Bhattacharyay had been considered, however, after Amit Mitra decided to resign as Finance Minister, the party elected Bhattacharyay Minister of State Finance.

Initially, it was thought that Supriyo would be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

Initial thoughts were that Supriyo would go to Rajya Sabha.But by nominating Sushmita Dev and former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Falerio to the Upper House, the party has made it obvious that it is not thinking of Supriyo for national politics.

The party made clear that Supriyo is no longer a candidate for national politics by nominating Sushmita Devi and Luizinho Falerio, former Goa Chief Minister.

So, Supriyo is still ‘free’, and sources in the party said that Abhishek Banerjee is looking at a young and dynamic face as the Mayor of Kolkata.

Supriyo remains ‘free’ and party sources said that Abhishek Bangerjee was looking for a dynamic, young face to be the Mayor of Kolkata.In that case, Supriyo fits the bill.Supriyo is the right choice.

Meanwhile, former BJP state unit chief Dilip Ghosh said on Tuesday that Trinamool Congress will not give anything to Supriyo but ‘jhunjhuni’ (a musical instrument used to lull babies to sleep).

Dilip Ghosh, former chief of BJP’s state unit said Tuesday that Trinamool Congress would not give Supriyo anything but ‘jhunjhuni (a musical instrument to lull children to sleep).

Ghosh said how can Supriyo become the Mayor of Kolkata when he is not even a voter of KMC?.Ghosh asked how Supriyo can become Mayor of Kolkata, when he’s not even registered to vote for KMC.

Reacting to Ghosh, Supriyo called the BJP leader “nothing but a joker”.Supriyo reacted to Ghosh’s comments and called Supriyo “nothing but a joker”

Supriyo was a voter in the Kailash Bose Street area of Kolkata, but after becoming the MP of Asansol, he transferred his vote to Asansol.Supriyo used to be a voter on Kailash Bose Street in Kolkata.

However, after becoming an MP for Asansol, Supriyo transferred his vote over to Asansol.

However, his ancestral home is still at the Kailash Bose Street in north Kolkata.

His ancestral home, however, is located in North Kolkata at Kailash Bose Street.While it is still a matter of speculation whether Babul will again transfer his voter ID card to Kolkata, a senior Trinamool leader said that the party is considering three wards for Surpiyo.

Although it remains to be seen if Babul will transfer his voter card to Kolkata again, a Trinamool leader stated that Surpiyo is being considered for three wards.

Voting is scheduled on the same day in 144 wards of Kolkata and 50 wards of Howrah.

The same day is set for voting in the 144 wards and 50 Howrah wards.According to Trinamool sources, Abhishek Banerjee will play a major role in the nomination of candidates for the upcoming elections in the twin cities on both sides of Hooghly river.

Trinamool sources say that Abhishek Banerjee is expected to play an important role in nominating candidates in both the twin cities located on either side of the Hooghly.

Incidentally, three Mayors of Kolkata — late Subrata Mukherjee, Sovan Chatterjee and Firhad Hakim — were the choice of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Interestingly, Mamata Banerjee chose three Kolkata Mayors — Subrata Mukherjee (late), Sovan Chatterjee (late) and Firhad Haim — as her Chief Minister.Now if Supriyo is nominated, Abhishek Banerjee will have a big role in formulating the decision, promulgating the inevitable change within the party.

If Supriyo is elected, Abhishek Bangerjee will play a major role in formulating that decision and promoting the change.

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