Mamata with Siddiqullah Chowdhury in November. She has given the AIUDF leader a TMC ticket.

59 Muslims have won West Bengal Assembly polls

Mamata with Siddiqullah Chowdhury in November. She has given the AIUDF leader a TMC ticket.

Mamata with Siddiqullah Chowdhury in November. She has given the AIUDF leader a TMC ticket.

By MM News,

Kolkata : Brushing aside anti-incumbency and a high-pitched opposition campaign on corruption,West Bengal  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeeon Thursday led her Trinamool Congressto a landslide victory on the development plank, decimating the newly cobbled Left-Congress alliance.

In the 294-member house, the Trinamool looked set to finish with 212 seats — substantially more than the two-thirds majority mark of 196, and the 184 seats it had bagged in 2011 when it came to power in alliance with the Congress.

TMC had fielded 57 Muslims in elections  of which 33  won while .

Mohammed Siddiqullah Choudhary, a member of AIUDF who contested on a TMC ticket from Mangalkot also won.

25 Muslims from the Congress-Left alliance were also  declared winners while one  Muslim candidate also got elected on  All India Forward Bloc ticket.

In previous Assembly there were 57 Muslims MLAs  of which 25 were from TMC and 13 from CPI (M).—With IANS inputs .

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