Jangipur

  • WB: President's son faces tough poll battle in 'bidi' town 21-04-2014 01:05 PM

    After barely scraping through in 2012 bypolls on his father Pranab Mukherjee vacating the seat, Abhijit Mukherjee is now facing a stern test to rid himself of 'President's son' tag in this minority-dominated 'bidi' town where he is pitted against six Muslim rivals, among others. The Lok Sabha seat is...
  • TMC will not leave an inch to any opposition nominee: Mamata Banerjee 20-04-2014 06:05 PM

    Trinamool Congress supremoMamata Banerjee on Sunday asserted that her party would not leavean inch to any opposition candidate in any seat, includingJangipur Lok Sabha constituency where President PranabMukherjee's son Abhijit is the Congress candidate. "BJP, Congress and CPI(M) are playing got-up matches. Butwe are not into any such game," she...
  • Being President's son always puts pressure to perform, says Abhijit Mukherjee 17-04-2014 02:17 PM

    Being son of a president always puts added pressure on him to perform as a public representative and carrying on the work started by his father is the biggest challenge ahead, Congress candidate from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has said. "Being the son of a stalwart like Pranab Mukherjee is always...