Kolkata: Dulal Das, husband of late candidate Kasturi Das is Trinamool candidate in Maheshtala bypoll. He carries another identity beside his chairmanship that he is the father-in-law of Kolkata Municipal mayor Sovan Chatterjee. Personal Turmoil between Sovan Chatterjee and his spouse Ratna Chatterjee has changed many equation in past few days. Oppositions was expecting slight effect in by-poll result.
TMC won by 50 thousand votes. Dulal Das secured 90 thousand votes. BJP is standing as runner-up in Maheshtala bypoll too. Congress supported Left candidate Prabhat Chowdhury got third position. Dulal Das said, “People voted for TMC. We are dedicating the victory to Mamata Banerjee and the supporters.” He did not make any special comment but mentioned, “My responsibility has been doubled. I’ll work more for the people.”
Sovan Chatterjee didn’t react on such victory of TMC. Previously, Mayor was not visible in the bypoll campaign. The divorce case of Sovan and Ratna is already running in court. Amid all these Father-in-Law Dulal Das has proved that Sovan is not a major factor in the path of his victory.