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Bhandup by-election results 2017: BJP's Jagruti Patil wins

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    BJP candidate Jagruti Patil won the by-election in Ward no 116 in Bhandup. The by-election was necessitated after the death of Congress corporator Pramila Patil on April 25.

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    The BJP narrowed its tally gap with Shiv Sena in the Mumbai civic body beating the bickering ally's candidate by 4,792 votes.

    The BJP candidate, Jagruti Patel, polled 11,129 votes in ward no. 116, while the Sena nominee, Minakshi Patil, got 6,337 votes, an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

    Reacted to the win Kirit Somaiya, BJP MP said that If Shiv Sena doesn't get rid of their arrogance they will be reduced to 83 seats and BJP will have 84 seats in BMC.

    With the latest victory, the BJP's tally in the 227-member BMC has risen to 82, while that of the Sena remains at 84.

    The election was held on Thursday and saw an aggressive campaign by both the BJP and the Shiv Sena. The Congress had fielded Pramila Singh as its candidate.


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