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West Bengal civic polls: Mamata's TMC wins four out seven municipal bodies

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha maintained its supremacy in the hills; captures 3 civic bodies

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Mamata Banerjee, Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

on Wednesday won four municipalities in West Bengal- one in hills and three in the plains- while Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) captured three civic bodies in the hills including

Official sources said that won Domkal municipality in Murshidabad district capturing 18 of the 21 wards. emerged victorious in the rest two seats while CPI(M) bagged one.

In Raigunj municipality of North Dinajpur district, caputured 24 of the 27 wards while won in two wards and in one.

bagged Pujali municipality in South 24 Paraganas district winning 12 of the 16 wards. bagged two seats while and Indepentent won one seat each.

Although manged to retain three civic bodies in the hills, put up a creditable performance winning in Mirik. Of the nine seats in Mirik, won six and three.

GJM, however, maintained its supremacy in other civic bodies in the hills.

The Morcha won 31 of the 32 seats in municipality where has been able to emerge victorious in one seat.

In Kurseong, won 17 wards while bagged the remaining three.

also won the civic body in Kalimpong capturing 19 of the 23 seats while bagged two.

Jan Andolan Party of Harka Bahadur Chetri, a former leader who tried to outsmart the Morcha, failed to make a major gain in Kalimpong and managed to win only two seats.

Election to the seven municipalities were held on May 14.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 14:29 IST