Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress on Sunday won a landslide victory in West Bengal but lost her Nandigram seat to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari, in a cliffhanger of a contest.
“I accept the verdict in Nandigram – it is not a big deal. Don’t worry,” said the Chief Minister.
“‘Khela hope did happen, and we did win. The BJP kept going on and on about double-engine sarkar, while I assured you all that I will score a double century. This is Bangla’s win… this is Bengal’s win… this is your win. This win has saved Bengal, it has saved the culture and tradition of Bengal,” said Banerjee.
According to the early trends, TMC is leading at 215 seats while is BJP is leading at 75.
Meanwhile, all political leaders across the spectrum congratulated Mamata Banerjee for his continuous win in West Bengal.
Congratulations to Mamata Didi for @AITCofficial's win in West Bengal. The Centre will continue to extend all possible support to the West Bengal Government to fulfil people’s aspirations and also to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. @MamataOfficial
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 2, 2021
Prime Minister Modi while congratulating Modi, said, ‘The Centre will continue to extend all possible support to the West Bengal Government to fulfill people’s aspirations and also to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic”
In Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin is set to become the state Chief Minister with the DMK-led alliance leading in over 140 seats.
In Kerala, the Pinarayai Vijayan-led LDF government looks set to create history by becoming the first government to fight incumbency and retain power in the state.
The Congress, meanwhile, had a dismal performance in the state, with the UDF leading in only 41 seats at present.
In Assam, the BJP is set to have a second term with the party’s alliance leading in 76 of the 126 seats while the Congress alliance is leading in 48.
In Puducherry, the NRC+ alliance is inching towards the halfway mark with leads in 12 seats.
NOTE: The story will be updated once Election Commission announces the final results.