Trinamool Congress wins Kolkata South LS seat

Trinamool Congress candidate Subroto Bakshi on Sunday defeated CPI(M)`s Ritobroto Banerjee by a record margin of 2,30,099 votes in the prestigious Kolkata South Lok Sabha seat by-election.

Last Updated: Dec 04, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress candidate
Subroto Bakshi on Sunday defeated CPI(M)`s Ritobroto Banerjee by a
record margin of 2,30,099 votes in the prestigious Kolkata
South Lok Sabha seat by-election.

While Bakshi, the West Bengal PWD and Transport
minister, polled 5,16,761 votes, CPI(M) candidate bagged
2,86,662 votes, official sources said here.

The seat fell vacant after Trinamool Congress chief
Mamata Banerjee resigned after she became the chief minister
of the state.

PTI