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Mamata walks 9 km during two roadshows in Kolkata, Dum Dum

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Senjo M R
May 28, 2024 19:51 IST
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday held two road shows in support of Trinamool Congress candidates in Dum Dum and Kolkata, walking nearly nine kilometres in a day.

IMAGE: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee waves to the supporters during an election rally in support of the TMC candidate from Barasat constituency Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar for the Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata, May 26, 2024. Photograph: ANI Photo

In the first roadshow, the Trinamool Congress supremo walked from Birati Banik More to Airport gate number two on Jessore Road, a distance of nearly four kilometres, along with party leaders and workers.

 

The roadshow in Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency was held in support of the TMC's veteran leader and candidate Saugata Roy, who is seeking a fourth consecutive term from the seat.

Apart from Roy, TMC ministers Sujit Bose and Chandrima Bhattacharya accompanied Banerjee in the Dum Dum roadshow, while in south Kolkata, city mayor and minister Firhad Hakim walked along with her.

In the second road show, Banerjee walked nearly five kilometres from Entally Market to Ballygunge Phari in south Kolkata, treading a total of nearly nine kilometres in a single day.

This rally was in support of TMC's Kolkata Dakshin candidate Mala Roy, who is seeking a second term from the constituency, and Kolkata Uttar candidate Sudip Bandyopadhyay, fighting for a straight third term from the seat.

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