Bengal Assembly polls: Two former IPS officers to contest against each other from Debra

Two former Indian Police Service (IPS) officers can be contesting against each other in Bengal, with TMC fielding Humayun Kabir and BJP giving a ticket to Bharati Ghosh from Debra, which is about 100 kilometres away from Kolkata below Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Of the 60 Assembly seats that may go to polls within the first two phases, the BJP on Saturday introduced its record of 57 candidates. This included former IPS officer and BJP vice-president Bharati Ghosh.

With Ghosh within the fray against TMC’s Humayun Kabir, all eyes are going to be on Debra the place two former cops will combat against each other. Whereas will probably be a political debut for Kabir, Ghosh had contested from Ghatal within the Lok Sabha elections.

“I’m banking on the event finished by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the final 10 years. That is election time — so I’ve to combat against somebody or the other. There can be other candidates too, so this [my contest against Bharati Ghsh] is just not related . I might simply say ‘khela hobe’ (the sport is on) in a democratic approach,” Kabir informed Indian Specific after BJP fielded Bharati Ghosh from Debra. Humayun Kabir, who was Commissioner of Chandannagar police commissionerate, not too long ago stop his service and joined TMC months earlier than his retirement which was due in April.

On the other hand, former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh,  who had as soon as described Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee because the “mom” of the former Maoist-dominated areas of Bengal, had resigned on the finish of 2017 after being transferred to a much less important submit and confronted CID investigation on fees of extortion. She later returned a medal and a certificates that she had obtained for commendable providers from the state authorities on August 15, 2014.

Ghosh joined BJP in New Delhi on February 4, 2019.

 Why the 2 will combat from Debra  

Ghosh, a BJP chief mentioned, “was the unquestionable ruler of West Midnapore”. She was the police chief of West Midnapore and Jhargram, all Junglemahal territory. Debra is located in West Midnapore.

On the other hand, Humayun Kabir’s hometown is Debra, and his dad and mom Arsed Ali and Jinatun Begum nonetheless keep in Debra constituency. Subsequently, Kabir is aware of the world very properly.

In 2016, this constituency was gained by the TMC. The entire proportion of voters in Debra Assembly Constituency was recorded as 89 per cent.

In 2016, Selima Khatun (Bibi) of TMC had gained the seat by defeating Jahangir Karim Sk from CPI(M) by a margin of 11,908 votes.

Debra comes below Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency.

In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, All India Trinamool Congress candidate Adhikari Deepak (Dev) had gained from the Ghatal seat by a margin of 1,07,973 votes by defeating BJP’s Bharati Ghosh.

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