Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party for its victory in Bawana Assembly by-poll. “Congratulations Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party for winning the Bawana by-poll”, Banrejee said in a tweet commenting on the AAP’s win.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 28, 2017
AAP candidate, Ram Chander won the by-poll defeating his nearest BJP rival Ved Prakash. Congress’s Surender Kumar finished third.
In a tweet Kejriwal thanked West Bengal Chief Minister.
Thank u Didi https://t.co/Fl4d19AXGj
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 28, 2017
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Bawana by-poll by a margin of more than 24,000 votes on Monday.
Retaining its seat in a much-needed win, AAP’s Ram Chander gained 59886 votes and defeated Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Ved Prakash.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal talking about his party’s win, tweeted, “Appreciating AAP’s clean politics and the last two and a half years of hard work, I thank the people of Bawana and congratulate them.”