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Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit retains Jangipur

Friday, 16 May 2014 - 5:48pm IST | Place: Kolkata | Agency: IANS

  • Abhijit Abhijit Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Friday retained the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal defeating his nearest rival Muzaffar Hossain of the Communist Party of India-Marxist by a slender margin of 8,315 votes.

Congress nominee Abhijit Mukherjee, who had won the seat in 2012 in a by-election, polled 3,78,032 votes this time.

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