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Margin drop a warning to Trinamool: BJP

The BJP had decided not to field candidate following instruction from the party's national president

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

today claimed that its decision not to field candidate had helped retain the seat, but said the drop in the winning margin was a “warning to TMC”.

“It is known to everyone that our decision not to contest the parliamentary by-election, which was our party decision, has helped win and retain the seat,”BJP's state president Rahul Sinha told PTI.     

He claimed that there was a “substantial drop in the winning margin” of the “which should be a warning for the party”.