Bhabanipur Bypoll Results Highlights: Mamata Banerjee secures CM post with record-breaker margin of over 58,000 votes

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Updated: October 3, 2021 3:06:32 pm

2021 Bhabanipur By Election Result Today, Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: There will be 21 rounds of counting of votes in the Bhabanipur constituency.

2021 Bhabanipur By Election Result Today, Bhabanipur Bypoll Results Live Updates: Mamata Banerjee is leading by over 2,500 votes after second round of counting.

Bhabanipur Bypoll Results Today: TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is leading by 58,389 votes after all 21 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur bypolls, according to the official Election Commission data. Banerjee received 84,709 votes against BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal who has got 26,320 votes. The by-election is a litmus test for Banerjee who is contesting the seat to continue as the chief minister of West Bengal.

There will be 21 rounds of counting of votes in the Bhabanipur constituency. The Election Commission has arranged for a three-tier security system, called in 24 companies of central forces and have already deployed them at the counting centre.

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    15:01 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Grateful to people for voting for us: Mamata Banerjee
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    14:33 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    mamata Banerjee greets TMC supporters outside her residence
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    14:30 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leads by 58,389 votes after 21 rounds of counting

    Official EC figures after 21 rounds of counting

    Mamata Banerjee - 84,709 votes

    Priyanka Tibrewal - 26,320 votes

    Srijib Biswas - 4,201 votes

    14:13 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Will form govt in Delhi in 2024: Mamata Banerjee's brother Kartik
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    14:11 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Official EC figures after 20 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur

    After 20 rounds, Mamata Banerjee is leading by 56,388

    TMC: 82,068BJP: 25,680

    14:03 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leads by over 52,000 votes in Bhabanipur

    Offiical EC figures after 19 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur

    TMC: 76,413BJP: 24,396

    13:52 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Official EC figures after 17 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur

    TMC - 67,260 votes

    BJP - 21,882 votes

    Mamata Banerjee is leading by a margin of 45,738 votes. 

    13:30 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Official EC figures after 16 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur

    Official EC figures after 16 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur

    TMC 62,760BJP 20,468

    Mamata Banerjee leads BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal by 42,292 votes

    12:47 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    No victory celebration during or after by-election counting, says EC

    Election Commission writes to West Bengal Govt, asking it to ensure that no victory celebration/procession takes place during or after the counting of votes for by-elections; asks it to take all necessary steps to ensure that post-poll violence doesn't happen.

    12:28 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leads by 34,000 votes

    After 11th round of counting, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee leads by 34,000 votes in Bhabanipur Assembly by-election

    12:02 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    TMC supporters celebrate outside Mamata Banerjee's residence
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    11:59 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leads by 31,645 votes after 10 rounds of counting

    After 10 rounds, Mamata leads by 31,645 votes

    TMC -  42,122BJP -   10,477CPIM - 1,234

    11:51 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leading by 27,508 votes

    After eighth round of counting, Mamata Banerjee is ahead by 27,508 votes in Bhabanipur. In Samserganj, TMC is leading by 5,190 votes.

    11:50 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Akhilesh Yadav congratulates Mamata Banerjee
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    11:24 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Official EC figures after fifth round for Bhabanipur Bypoll Results

    TMC 28,355BJP 4398CPM 398

    Mamata leads 23,957 votes

    11:09 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leads by 12,435 votes

     
    After the fourth round of counting, Mamata Banerjee leads in the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency by 12,435 votes. 

    10:54 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leading with more than 12,000 votes

    Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: Mamata Banerjee's TMC leading with more than 12,000 votes, reports News18.

    10:52 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee ahead by over 6,000 votes against Priyanka Tibrewal

    Official figures from the Election Commission after the third round for Bhabanipur Bypoll Results

    TMC  9974BJP   3828CPIM 250

    10:48 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    TMC supporters celebrate outside Mamata Banerjee's residence in Kolkata
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    10:25 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    'Didi id Didi': TMC takes swipe at BJP as Mamata leads in Bhabanipur
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    10:22 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: Mamata Banerjee leading by 4,600 votes after third round of counting.

    Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: Mamata Banerjee leading by 4,600 votes after third round of counting.

    10:17 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    After first round of counting, Mamata leading with 3,680 votes against Priyanka Tibrewal's 881 votes

    West Bengal CM & TMC chief Mamta Banerjee is leading with 3680 votes against BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal's 881 votes after first round of counting of votes for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, as per Election Commission data

    10:09 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    EC official figures after first round of counting in Bhabanipur

    Official figures from the Election Commission after the first round for Bhabanipur Bypoll Results

    TMC - 3,689BJP - 881CPIM - 85

    10:09 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leading by 2,800 votes

    TMC candidate Mamata Banerjee is leading by 2,800 votes after the first few rounds of counting of postal ballots.

    09:42 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leading by 2,500 votes

    Mamata Banerjee is currently leading by 2,500 votes after two rounds of counting. There will be a total of 21 rounds of counting in Bhabanipur. 

    09:15 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    EVM votes to be counted now, Mamata leads in postal ballot round

    Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: EVM votes will be counted after postal ballots in which Mamata Banerjee is leading BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal. 

    09:07 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Mamata Banerjee leading in postal ballot round

    Bhabanipur Bypoll Results: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is leading by 775 after the postal ballot round, reports News18.

    08:47 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Postal ballots to be counted first

    The postal ballots will be counted first. The Election Commission has said there will be 21 rounds of counting for the Bhabanipur bypoll results. 

    08:47 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Priyanka Tibrewal writes to HC over possible post-poll violence

    Tibrewal has written to the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court seeking preventive measures in connection with possible post-poll violence after results are declared. In the letter, Priyanka Tibrewal has sought strict orders to the Kolkata Police to take all precautionary measures to prevent any kind of violence post declaration of bye-election result.

    08:43 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Section 144 imposed within 200 metres radius of counting centres

    West Bengal Bypoll Results: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC have been imposed within 200 metre radius of the counting centres at all three constituencies that went to the polls on September 30.

    08:39 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Couting of votes underway, initial trends expected shortly
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    08:36 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    BJP accuses TMC of 'influencing voters' in Bhabanipur

    The BJP had lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against TMC ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee for allegedly “influencing voters” in Bhabanipur constituency. It also alleged that the TMC had brought in several fake voters to various polling booths. 

    08:27 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Priyanka Tibrewal accuses TMC of foul play

    BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal doesn't seem very hopeful of a victory, but has accused the TMC of booth capturing and buying votes. 

    08:24 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Initial trends in Bhabanipur expected soon

    The initial trends are expected soon. While the TMC expects an easy victory, the BJP hopes to turn the tide in Bhabanipur.

    08:10 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    TMC confident of winning by more than 50,000 votes

    Cabinet Minister and senior TMC leader Firhad Hakim, who campaigned for Banerjee almost every day last one month, asserted, “We are very confident that she will win by more than 50, 000 votes”.

    On the other hand, BJP’s national vice-president and the party’s former Bengal chief, Dilip Ghosh said, “The BJP will give a very good fight in Bhabanipur. If there is any violence after result, the government will have to look into it, otherwise the CBI is there.”

    08:09 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Counting of votes in Bhabanipur begins

    Counting of votes in Bhabanipur begins

    07:43 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Three constituencies have a total electorate of 6,97,164

    As per the election commission, three constituencies have a total electorate of 6,97,164. The total number of voters in Bhabanipur is 20,64,56; of which 1,11,243 are male and 95, 209 are women. There were 287 booths in Bhabanipur, of which the number of main booths were be 269.

    07:20 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Heavy security deployment in Bhabanipur

    Twenty four companies of central forces have been deployed at the counting centres, and the entire area will be put under CCTV surveillance. Officials will only be allowed pen and paper and only the returning officer and observer are allowed to use phones, officials informed.

    07:15 (IST)03 Oct 2021
    Who is Priyanka Tibrewal?

    Priyanka Tibrewal who unsuccessfully contested the West Bengal Assembly polls from Entally, is also a practicing advocate in the Calcutta High Court and the Supreme Court. She was also one of the petitioners who moved the Calcutta HC over the post-poll violence in the state. 

    The election on September 30 saw a modest turnout of 53.32 per cent. Two other Assembly seats in the state, which went to polls on the same day, however, reported a higher turnout. Samserganj recorded 78.60 per cent voter turnout, while Jangipur 76.12 per cent till 5 pm, as per Election Commission data. Voting was largely peaceful, and no major incident of violence or electoral malpractice was reported, EC officials said. Bypoll to Bhabanipur was necessitated following the resignation of Trinamool Congress MLA Sovandeb Chattopadhyay to facilitate Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s election to the assembly. Banerjee lost in Nandigram, as per the results of the assembly election declared by the EC in May. According to the constitutional provision, a person has to get elected within six months of taking oath as a chief minister or a minister. She took oath as chief minister for the third consecutive term on May 5.
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