Abhishek Banerjee does not have any competition within the Trinamool Congress, but he has a challenge for himself. He needs to come out of the image of a 'prince' and the shadow of his aunt, and be a people's leader.
If you look at Indian elections, it is indeed a 'game'. To be precise, a one-day game! A day is often enough to change the course of the election results.
Whatever be the election results, Mamata Banerjee's politics will be limited to the electoral gains while BJP has a long-drawn ideological gameplan of aggressively absorbing the backward Hindus and Adivasis into a larger Hindutva frame.