Pranab Mukherjee wins from JangipurMay 16th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee was Saturday re-elected from Jangipur in Murshidabad district of West Bengal.
Mukherjee won by a margin of 128,149 votes over his nearest rival, Mriganka Bhattacharya of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).
He won his first Lok Sabha election five years back from Jangipur near the India-Bangla border in West Bengal.
Jangipur, a Muslim-dominated constituency, is 260 km from state capital Kolkata.
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