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Jamshedpur: Former Tata Workers Union vice president Subodh Srivastava and seven others emerged victors in the by-election held on Saturday. The by-poll was held for eights seats, one of which was won unopposed by Shyam Sunder Gope of Field Electrical Maintenance. A voter from Spare Manufacturing constituency used blank ballot paper to elect none of the candidates.
The by-election began at 7 am in the conference room of various departments. Election Officer Bhagwan Singh supervised the election. Polling continued till 3 pm.
The ballot boxes were brought to the union office amidst tight security.
Voting began at 4 pm. After one hour, the results were announced.
Bhagwan Singh gave the election certificates to newly-elected candidates who celebrated their victory with abir and gulal.