NEW DELHI:West Bengal bypoll results: Trinamool Congress wins Uluberia Lok Sabha seat by huge margin.
TMC candidates registered victory on both Noapara and Uluberia Assembly bypoll in a clean sweep.
In West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress wrested the Noapara Assembly seat from the Congress on Thursday and was all set to retain the Uluberia Lok Sabha seat with a huge margin even as the BJP emerged its main challenger.
In Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has locked horns with the BJP, while the CPM is trying to gain ground in the seats in its earlier strongholds.
Trinamool Congress wins Uluberia Lok Sabha seat by huge margin
The Congress stands fourth in both the constituencies. Noapara bypoll results | Left Front-backed Communist Party of India-Marxist candidate Gargi Chatterjee finished a close third, after running second in the initial rounds of counting.”The Trinamool Congress has won the Noapara by-election. The BJP secured second position and the CPI(M) came third,” said West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab. TMC candidate Sunil Singh secured 1,01,729 votes in Noapara, the BJP’s Sandip Banerjee got 38,711 votes. The CPI (M)’s Gargi Chatterjee was at number three with 35,497 votes.
Trinamool Congress candidate Sunil Singh wins with 1,11,729 votes.BJP continued to emerge as the Trinamool Congress’s main challenger by finishing second in Noapara. It was also running second in Uluberia.The Left-backed CPI-M candidate took the third spot in Noapara and was occupying the same position on Uluberia. Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress wins Noapara Assembly seat. Trinamool Congress candidate Sunil Singh gets 96,297 votes, CPIM’s Gargi Chaterjee gets 33,729 votes, BJP’s Sandip Banerjee gets 35980 votes and Congress’s Goutam Bose gets 10090, NOTA-3427 Trinamool Congress candidate Sunil Singh gets 51,694 votes, CPIM’s Gargi Chaterjee gets 19,067 votes, BJP’s Sandip Banerjee gets 17,688 votes and Congress’s Goutam Bose gets 6138, NOTA-1866
Between 75 and 76 per cent votes were cast till the end of scheduled time in by-polls to the Uluberia Lok Sabha and Noapara Assembly seats in West Bengal.
The elections were necessitated by the death of Sultan Ahmed, the sitting TMC MP from Uluberia, and of Madhusudan Ghose, Congress MLA from the Noapara Assembly seat.