West Bengal Minister and Kolkata Mayor Firad Hakim wins KMC ward by-poll
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): West Bengal minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim clinched a KMC ward by-election as results of it was declared on Wednesday.
Hakim defeated his BJP rival by a margin of 13,987 votes to win the poll.
He was the candidate of the ruling Trinamool Congress in the ward 82 by-poll.
Hakim won 16564 votes in the polls
BJP's Jiban Kumar Sen stood second with 2577.
Sisir Kumar Dutta of the CPI-M stood in the third position with 1735 votes.
Congress candidate Animesh Bhattacharya received 537 votes.