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Nephew Nominated For Lok Sabha Election To Help Him Learn: Mamata

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March 18, 2014 AT 8:02 AM
Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee Tuesday nominated her nephew Abhishek Banerjee as a party candidate for the Lok Sabha "to help him learn." On introducing Abhishek to the party workers and the state chief minister, Banerjee said that since childhood her nephew has wanted to be in politics. He has actually been in politics for years," said Banerjee at the Trinamool workers' meeting. In the polls held five years ago, Trinamool's Somen Mitra was elected by the same constituency Abhishek would represent, but Mitra quit as an MP to rejoin the Congress earlier this year.