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Posted On : 9 Aug, 2017  Source : PTI  Place : Kolkata 
Mamata Banerjee congratulates Ahmed Patel
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated Congress leader Ahmed Patel for winning the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat 

"@ahmedpatel Ji congratulations for a big fight. Good fight. Good win," Banerjee said in a Twitter post.

Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, beat Balwantsinh Rajput in a bitterly fought election.

Rajput was till recently the party's chief whip in the state Assembly before defecting to BJP.