With the results of the West Bengal Assembly by-election, the threat looming over the Chief Minister’s post has also been averted.
As soon as Mamata Banerjee won the election, TMC supporters outside the Chief Minister’s residence in the capital Kolkata, expressing the victory fiercely, congratulated each other on the victory by applying gulal. At the same time, the Election Commission has written a letter to the Chief Secretary of the Mamta government, ordering no victory celebration and procession after the counting of votes.
Let us tell you that in the West Bengal assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee was defeated by her old colleague Shubhendu Adhikari from Nandigram seat. After which Mamta Banerjee became the Chief Minister after getting a thumping majority in the assembly. But he needed as much assembly by-election from any seat to remain in his post. With the victory of Bhawanipur by-election by 58832 votes, the threat to Mamata Banerjee’s chief minister’s post has also been averted.