Bhabanipur bypolls- Bypolls result News and Updates: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is leading by a margin of 23,957 votes at the end of the sixth round of counting in the Bhabanipur Assembly seat. The Trinamool Congress is also leading in the other two seats of Murshidabad district.
The counting of votes to the crucial bypoll to the Bhabanipur seat in south Kolkata. In Bhabanipur Mamata Banerjee is contesting to retain her chief minister’s seat. It kicked off at 8 am amid heavy security deployment. Votes are also being counted for the bye-elections . Elections are held in Jangipur and Samserganj assembly constituencies. This in the Murshidabad district of the state. Also in the Pipili constituency in Odisha.
24 companies of central forces have been deployed at the counting centres . Meanwhile cops put the entire area under CCTV surveillance.
Babanipur, which went to the polls on September 30, saw a modest turnout of 53.32 per cent. The two other Assembly seats in the state, however, reported a higher turnout. Samserganj recorded 78.60 per cent voter turnout, while Jangipur 76.12 per cent till 5 pm, as per Election Commission data.
Also voting was largely peaceful, and no major incident of violence or electoral malpractice happened EC officials said. Meanwhile the poll body people filed 97 complaints, of which they quashed 91. Of these 97 complaints, 85 were related to the Bhabanipur bypoll.
Also CM Mamata Banerjee looks to gain her seat as officials count votes in Bhabanipur today; 24 companies of central forces deployed at counting centres.
Meanwhile West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is leading by a margin of 2,799 votes at the end of the first round of counting . This was for the Bhabanipur assembly bypoll. A total of 21 rounds of counting will occur for the bypoll which was on September 30.
Meanwhile, the TMC is also leading in two seats of Murshidabad district where elections took place on the same day. In the Jangipur assembly constituency, TMC candidate Jakir Hossain is leading by 1,717 votes after the first round of counting. In Samserganj, TMC MLA Amirul Islam is leading by 1,140 votes after the second round of counting.
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