This time the struggle in Kolkata’s Bhabanipur will even be a authorized contest because the three principal contestants are attorneys.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is a legislation graduate from Jogesh Chandra Faculty in Kolkata and was a scholar of the 1982 batch. Within the early days of her profession, she practiced in courtroom. TMC chief Baishyanor Chatterjee, who’s Banerjee’s election agent this time, mentioned, “Now we have seen Didi in courtroom. When she was in Congress, as soon as our chief Pankaj Banerjee was arrested. She stood in courtroom for him to get bail. She is enrolled in Bar Council too. She is senior in politics, and as lawyer additionally she is senior than others right here.”
Priyanka Tibrewal is an alumni of the Hazra Legislation Faculty and is a identified lawyer who has fought varied instances for the BJP. She has additionally been preventing instances of Babul Supriyo. After the 2021 election outcomes, she fought the case of post-poll violence. Political pundits say that her efficiency as a lawyer has been glorious within the ballot violence instances and a key purpose why she bought the ticket. Talking to News18, Tibrewal mentioned, “I’ve already defeated her (the CM) in courtroom of legislation that is the second time I’m taking over her.”
CPI(M) candidate Srijib Biswas too is a lawyer in Alipur courtroom. He’s additionally a go out from Hazra Legislation Faculty. From 2014 he has been practising legislation and usually handles instances of the Left events. Biswas mentioned, “That is coincidence. I don’t think about Mamata Banerjee to be a lawyer and he or she is a politician solely. I’ve seen Priyanka as a senior lawyer, however political battle and authorized battle are completely different.”
It will be fascinating to see how the three candidates counter one another ‘legally’ through the high-voltage marketing campaign.