GJM wins Darjeeling constituency by record margin

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 15:04

Kolkata: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
candidate in Darjeeling constituency won by a record margin of
1,06,555 votes while CPI-M candidate in Mangolkote in Burdwan
district defeated his nearest rival by just 126 votes in the
West Bengal Assembly Election.

GJM`s Trilok Kumar Dewan defeated GNLF candidate by a
record margin of 1,06,555 votes. While Dewan got 1,20,532
votes, 55.29 per cent of the total electorate, his nearest
rival Bim Subba of GNLF received 13,977 votes which makes up
only 6.4 of the total number of voters.

Meanwhile, CPI-M candidate Sahajahan Chowdhury in
Managolkote Assembly constituency in Burdwan district defeated
his nearest rival Apurba Chaudhry of Trinamool Congress by
just 126 votes.

Chowdhury was aided by the BJP candidate who ate into
the anti-Left votes, getting 7,224 votes.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 15:04

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