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2018 West Bengal by-elections

Two by-elections were held in West Bengal on 29 January 2018 following the death of the incumbents Member of Noapara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Madhusudan Ghose of the Indian National Congress and Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency) M.P Sultan Ahmed (politician) of All India Trinamool Congress).[1][2]

Winners

Both seats were won by the All India Trinamool Congress Candidates, Noapara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) seat won by Sunil Singh[3]who is the Brother-in-Law of Arjun singh, and Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency) seat won by Sajda Ahmed, the widow of Sultan Ahmed (politician).[4]

References

  1. ^ "West Bengal by-polls 2018: Trinamool Congress wins Noapara Assembly, Uluberia Lok Sabha seats". Mumbai Mirror.
  2. ^ WB By-poll: 76% votes cast in Uluberia, 75% in Noapara India Today, 29 January 2018
  3. ^ "WB by-poll: TMC wins Noapara seat". www.aninews.in.
  4. ^ TMC wins big in both Bengal bypolls, BJP makes impressive gains Hindustan Times, 1 February 2018