With early trends in the Sagardighi bye-election showing a tilt towards the Congress, its workers and supporters burst into celebrations at Murshidabad’s Sagardighi.
In the latest trends, Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Bayron Biswas is leading in by-polls for West Bengal’s Sagardighi assembly constituency against Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Debashish Banerjee, who is trailing by a margin of 63003 votes.
According to the latest trends till 3:05 pm, Congress is leading with 85437 votes. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has received 25506 votes.
The counting of votes for Sagardighi bye-elections is underway.
The counting votes will decide the electoral fates of three Sagardighi candidates — Congress’s Byron Biswas, BJP’s Dilip Saha and the Trinamool Congress’s Debashish Banerjee.
The bypoll for the Assembly seat was held on Monday.
The bye-election to the Sagardighi Assembly seat was necessitated following the death of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Subrata Saha in December 2022.