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TMC emerges clear winner in West Bengal civic polls, supporters celebrate

ANI | 28 Apr 2015, 09:29 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 28 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) party on Tuesday emerged clear winner in the West Bengal municipal corporation elections and retained control of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC). The civic polls were held in 91 municipalities across the state, out of which TMC emerged winner in 73 municipal bodies. Ninety-one civic bodies, including KMC, went to elections in the state on 18 and 25 April. The civic polls had recorded a voter turnout of 79 per cent. Repolling in 36 booths in over five districts took place on Monday after reports of booth-capturing and booth-jamming. A Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was also shot dead in front of a booth in Katwa Municipality Ward number 14 of Budwan district during the polls.