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Mamata to use Disco Dancer’s star power in Lok Sabha polls campaign

Mamata to use Disco Dancer’s star power in Lok Sabha polls campaign
The ‘Disco Dancer’ star, who was recently elected as a Rajya Sabha member on Trinamool Congress ticket, would kickstart the campaigning for party candidates at a rally at Ramlila ground here on 12 March.

Chakraborty is likely to cover almost all constituencies where the party has fielded candidates within West Bengal and outside.

The party has already announced candidates’ list for other states such as Jharkhand, Tripura and Manipur. It will announce the list of party candidates for Delhi at the ally.

‘Chakraborty will be there at Ramlila Ground along with Anna Hazare and Mamata Banerjee. He will be campaigning for the party candidates in all rallies where Hazare will address in the absence of the party supremo,’ a party leader said.

Trinamool Congress has fielded at least half a dozen candidates out of 42 in West Bengal who are related to film industry including its two sitting MPs Tapas Pal and Satabdi Roy.

Yester years’ heroines Moonmoon Sen and Sandhya Roy and local heartthrob Deb are some of the new faces form the filmdom this time. Chakraborty has his previous experience of campaigning for poll-bound candidates.

Known for his closeness with late CPI(M) stalwart Subhas Chakraborty, who was sports minister during the Left regime in West Bengal, Mithun campaigned for the late leader’s wife during a by-election in 2009, after Chakraborty’s death.
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