Shobhandev Chatterjee has resigned as MLA from Bhawanipur seat in West Bengal. He submitted his resignation to Speaker Biman Banerjee . Mamta Banerjee will contest the by-election in her place.
Chatterjee spoke to reporters after submitting his resignation to the Speaker. During this, he said, ‘Chief Minister has won twice from Bhawanipur. All the party leaders discussed and when I heard that she wanted to contest from here, I thought that I should give up my seat, there is no pressure. Nobody else has the courage to run a government. I talked to him. This was his seat, I was just protecting it. ‘