West Bengal, Kanthi Dakshin by-election Results: TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya wins

Counting for the by-election for Kanthi Dakshin Assembly in East Midnapore district is underway on Thursday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
West Bengal, Kanthi Dakshin by-election Results: TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya wins

Midnapore: Trinamool Congress leader and former health minister​ Chandrima Bhattacharya won the Kanthi Dakshin Assembly seat in East Midnapore district by 42,526 votes.

While Bhattacharya got 95,369 votes, BJP's Sourindramohan Jana garnered 52,843.

Earlier updates:

- Trinamool Congress candidate Chandrima Bhattacharya wins by 42,526 votes after final Round in Kanthi Dakshin.

- Trinamool leads by around 42,000 votes after 15th Round

- Trinamool leads by around 41,000 votes after 14th Round in Kanthi Dakshin.

- Trinamool leads by around 39,000 votes after 13th Round

- Trinamool leads by around 36,000 votes after 12th Round 

- Trinamool leads by around 35,000 votes after 11th Round.11th Round.

- Trinamool leads by around 32,000 votes after 10th round.10th round.

- Ninth round of counting for Kanthi Dakshin seat: TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya leads by 29,000 votes.

- Trinamool leads by around 23,500 votes after 8th round.

- Seventh round of counting for in Kanthi Dakshin seat: Trinamool Congress leads by around 17,500 votes.

- Chandrima Bhattacharya marches ahead by leading in around 15,000 votes after 6th Round.
- The ruling party leads by around 12,000 votes after 5th Round in Kanthi Dakshin
- TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya leads by around 9000 votes after 4th Round in Kanthi Dakshin
- Trinamool leads by around 6000 votes after 3rd Round in Kanthi Dakshin.

An estimated 82 per cent polling was recorded in the by-poll to Kanthi Dakshin Assembly in East Midnapore district on Sunday in a peaceful election.

Trinamool Congress' Chandrima Bhattacharya is contesting from the constituency in East Midnapore district.

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The seat had fallen vacant after the party's sitting legislator Dibyendu Adhikari was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Tamluk seat in a by-poll last year.

The Left Front nominated Uttam Pradhan of the Communist Party of India (CPI), while Sourindramohan Jana and Nabakumar Chanda were contesting on BJP and Congress tickets respectively.