West Bengal assembly elections 2016: BJP ropes in Netaji's kin against Mamata Banerjee
New Delhi, Mar 9: The BJP on Wednesday announced that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose will contest against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from Bhawanipur assembly constiuency.
The announcement has been made by the Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Chandra Kumar Bose joined BJP in January this year.
The seven-phase assembly elections for 294-seat is scheduled to be held from April 4 to May 5. Counting of votes will be held on May 19.
Shri Chandra Kumar Bose will contest election against Mamata Banerjee in upcoming assembly election in West Bengal - Smt @smritiirani— BJP (@BJP4India) March 9, 2016