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Bengal Election: Meet The 50 Women On TMC’s Candidate List

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TMC Women Candidates 2021: Trinamool Congress (TMC) Friday declared its list of candidates for the upcoming West Bengal assembly election. Out of a total 291 candidates, 50 women have been given tickets.

Amid fingers pointed at chief Mamata Banerjee for TMC dropping 27 sitting MLAs from the candidate list, her party has earned praise for giving representation to a large diverse population, including women, Muslims, SCs and STs. More on TMC candidates here.

Here Are The 50 TMC Women Candidates:

S. No. Assembly Constituency   District Name TMC Candidate
1 Dhupguri (SC) Jalpaiguri Mitali Roy
2 Kushmandi (SC) Dakshin Dinajpur Rekha Roy
3 Tapan (ST) Dakshin Dinajpur Kalpana Kisku
4 Habibpur (ST) Malda Sarala Murmu
5 Gazole (SC) Malda Basanti Barman
6 Manikchak Malda Sabitri Mitra
7 Mothabari Malda Sabina Yeasmin
8 Baisnabnagar Malda Chandana Sarkar
9 Murshidabad Murshidabad Shaoni Singha Roy
10 Naoda Murshidabad Sahina Mamtaz Begum (Khan)
11 Krishnanagar Uttar Nadia Koushani Mukherjee
12 Ranaghat Dakshin (SC) Nadia Barnali Dey
13 Haringhata (SC) Nadia Nilima Nag (Mallick)
14 Bangaon Dakshin (SC) North 24 Pgs Alo Rani Sarkar
15 Swarupnagar (SC) North 24 Pgs Bina Mandal
16 Habra North 24 Pgs Jyoti Priya Mallick
17 Noapara North 24 Pgs Manju Basu
18 Khardaha North 24 Pgs Kajal Sinha
19 Dum Dum Uttar North 24 Pgs Chandrima Bhattacharya
20 Rajarhat Gopalpur North 24 Pgs Aditi Munshi
21 Deganga North 24 Pgs Rahima Mondal
22 Minakhan (SC) North 24 Pgs Usha Rani Mondal
23 Magrahat Purba (SC) South 24 Pgs Namita Saha
24 Sonarpur Dakshin South 24 Pgs Lovely Moitra
25 Sonarpur Uttar South 24 Pgs Firdousi Begum
26 Behala Purba South 24 Pgs Ratna Chatterjee
27 Chowrangee Kolkata Nayna Bandyopadhyay
28 Howrah Dakshin Howrah Nandita Chowdhury
29 Sankrail (SC) Howrah Priya Paul
30 Pandua Hooghly Dr. Ratna De (Nag)
31 Chanditala Hooghly Swati Khandoker
32 Haripal Hooghly Karabi Manna
33 Dhanekhali (SC) Hooghly Asima Patra
34 Arambag (SC) Hooghly Sujata Mondal Khan
35 Panskura Paschim Purba Medinipur Phiroja Bibi
36 Nandigram Purba Medinipur Mamata Banerjee
37 Daspur Paschim Medinipur Mamata Bhunia
38 Garbeta Paschim Medinipur Uttara Singha (Hazra)
39 Keshpur (SC) Paschim Medinipur Seuli Saha
40 Medinipur Paschim Medinipur June Maliah
41 Jhargram Jhargram Birbaha Hansda
42 Manbazar (ST) Purulia Sandhya Rani Tudu
43 Ranibandh (ST) Bankura Jyotsna Mandi
44 Bankura Bankura Sayantika Banerjee
45 Bishnupur Bankura Archita Bid
46 Katulpur (SC) Bankura Sangeeta Malik
47 Raina (SC) Purba Bardhaman Shampa Dhara
48 Asansol Dakshin Paschim Bardhaman Sayani Ghosh
49 Dubrajpur (SC) Birbhum Ashima Dhibar
50 Sainthia (SC) Birbhum Nilabati Saha

The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) meanwhile released its first candidate list for two election phases. Out of a total of 57 candidates, the BJP is fielding six women. Know who they are here.

The 2021 Bengal assembly election will be conducted in eight phases beginning March 27 and extending up to April 29. Poll results are scheduled to be declared on May 2.