Odisha, West Bengal Assembly By Election Results: The Trinamool Congress is heading towards a massive victory in all three seats in West Bengal – Bhabanipur, Samserganj and Jangipur – which went to bypolls on September 30. Meanwhile, BJD’s Rudra Pratap Maharathy is leading in Odisha’s Pipili where by-election was held along with the three seats in Bengal.
Samserganj recorded 78.60 per cent voter turnout, while Jangipur 76.12 per cent till 5 pm, as per the Election Commission data. Elections to these seats were countermanded in the state Assembly polls earlier this year due to the death of the candidates. The voting was largely peaceful and no major incident of violence or electoral malpractice was reported, Election officials said.