Kolkata, April 16 (H.S.). Trinamool Congress candidate and former Union Minister Babul Supriyo has won by a margin of over 20 thousand votes in the Ballygunge assembly election results that were declared in West Bengal on Saturday. According to the last updated data on Election Commission website, he got 48% of the total votes and won by 20 thousand 38 votes.
Sources said that after 19 rounds of counting, Babul Supriyo got 50 thousand 996 votes while his main rival, CPI(M) candidate Shayra Shah Saleem got 30 thousand 940 votes. BJP candidate Keya Ghosh is in third position with just 13 thousand 174 votes while Congress candidate Kamaruzamman is in fourth position. Although the Election Commission has not updated the final figure yet, Babul Supriyo himself has claimed his victory and dedicated this victory to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He said that I give my life for the party I live in. Before this, I was in BJP, scored two goals and became MP twice, now I will do 10 goals for Trinamool. I dedicate the victory of more than 20 thousand votes to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He blamed the ever-increasing inflation and fuel prices for the BJP’s defeat. Babul Supriyo said that the general public has destroyed the arrogance of BJP. BJP’s policies are anti-national.
It is noteworthy that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has already thanked the general public for the victory.