The Trinamool Congress on Saturday named Luizinho Faleiro as its candidate for the upcoming bypoll to a Rajya Sabha seat in Bengal. The former Chief Minister of Goa is also the party's vice president. He had quit the Congress and joined the TMC in September.
"We are extremely pleased to nominate @luizinhofaleiro to the Upper House of the Parliament. We are confident that his efforts towards serving the nation shall be appreciated widely by our people!" the TMC tweeted.
The bypoll is scheduled to be held on November 29.