President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee, who contested on the Congress ticket, on Saturday won the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency by-election in West Bengal.
Mukherjee, defeated Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)´s Muzaffar Hussain by 2,536 votes in the election.
According to reports, the Congress gained 3,32,919 votes while the CPI-M got 3,30,383 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)´s Sudhangshu Biswas got 85,867 votes.
Pertinently, Mukherjee was contesting the seat left vacant by his father.