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Mamata nominates 4 candidates for RS polls

Mamata nominates 4 candidates for RS polls

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday nominated Arpita Ghosh, Mausam Noor, Dinesh Trivedi and Subrata Bakshi as the party's candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls.

Banerjee announced the names in a tweet on International Women's Day. She tweeted: "I am glad to announce that @AITCofficial will be nominating Arpita Ghosh, Mausam Noor, Dinesh Trivedi & Subrata Bakshi to the Rajya Sabha."

Stating her party's stride in empowering women, in the same tweet she mentioned: "As a part of my constant endeavour towards woman empowerment, I am proud that half of our nominations are women #International Women's Day."

The Chief Minister in her tweet also stated that women in Bengal are getting financially empowered with a series of steps taken by the Bengal government including Kanyashree and Rupashree.

In her tweet Banerjee also stated: "Women are the pillars of our society. They are our pride. On #IWD2020 let me congratulate all my mothers and sisters around the world."

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