Kolkata: Ward number 82 remains with TMC with mayor Firhad Hakim winning by a huge margin. Hakim will take oath as the councillor on Thursday.
The results were declared on Wednesday. Firhad Hakim won by 13,987 votes. The BJP candidate got 2,577 votes.
The party workers started celebrating since morning. An overjoyed Firhad Hakim said, “This victory is the people’s victory. This is the clear result of staying by the side of the people. Today is the victory of development.”
Hakim further stated, “One has to work for the people by staying by their side. Nothing can happen in one day.” He also said that, “Just like CPM, BJP will also not exist. A day will come when only TMC will stay.”