Union Minister Babul Supriyo struck a chord with the Asansol electorate to become its Member of Parliament for the second consecutive time after defeating Trinamool’s celebrity candidate Moon Moon Sen by over 1.74 lakh votes.
Supriyo garnered a vote share of 51.14 per cent by polling 632,727 votes as compared to the runners up Moon Moon Sen who polled 435,584 with a voting share of 35.21 per cent.
Moon Moon Sen had made news recently after giving the excuse that she woke up late when asked about the political violence against BJP workers in Asansol. She was later caught abusing a TV anchor for asking tough questions.
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