Kolkata Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021: The TMC is all set to make a clean sweep in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election on Tuesday with its candidates leading in 133 wards out of the 144. The Left Front is a distant second with the party leading in four wards while the BJP, which emerged as the main Opposition party in West Bengal after Assembly polls, is at the third position with its candidates leading in three wards.
The ruling Trinamool Congress is fighting to retain the civic board for the third consecutive term, while the BJP will contest CPI(M) to secure the second position. The TMC had swept all the 16 assembly segments in the metropolis in this year’s assembly elections.
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Keeping in view the sensitivity around the election, all procedures will be under CCTV surveillance, the Election Commission has said.
Trends show TMC leading in 133 wards while the BJP is a distant second, leading in five wards.
TMC wins in 17 wards, BJP in two and Congress in one.
TMC leading on 114, BJP on 2, CPI(M) on 2, Congress on 2, Independent 1, as per official trends by West Bengal State Election Commission.
TMC wins 7 and leads on 108. BJP leads on 4, CPI(M) on 2, Congress on 2, Independent 3, as per official trends by West Bengal State Election Commission.
BJP candidate Meena Devi Purohit wins ward 22 by 1,520 votes
TMC takes lead in 134 wards, BJP in three, CPM in three, Congress in two
TMC leading on 114, BJP on 2, CPM on 2, Congress on 2, independent 1, as per official trends by West Bengal State Election Commission.
TMC candidates Amit Singh and Kakali Bag win from Ward 117 and Ward 119 respectively.
TMC is leading in 15 wards, BJP in four, and Congress and Left in two wards each in early trends.
Abu Mohammed Tarique of TMC wins from ward 140
Early trends show TMC leading in 93 wards, BJP in four, and Congress and Left on two each. Celebrations have already begun outside West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee's residence in Kolkata.
Former Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim is leading in early trends.
Early trends for 86 wards: TMC leading in 77, BJP in four, Left and Congress in two each
Early trends show the TMC leading on 65 wards while the BJP is at a distant second leading on four wards.
Early trends show TMC leading on 40 seats, BJP on three, and Congress and Left on one each.
Counting of votes begins amid tight security arrangements and strict COVID protocols.
The Left parties, Congress, and BJP on Monday organised separate rallies across West Bengal to protest against alleged violence during the high-stake electoral battle. The ruling TMC termed these demonstrations as “drama out of fear of losing the civic polls”.
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation election in 2015, saw the TMC winning 124 seats while the BJP and Left managed to bag only five and 13 wards respectively. The Congress had just got two in its kitty.
Section 144 has been imposed within 200 metres of the counting hall. Three-tier security arrangement has been made with quick response teams, flying squads and drones deployed to oversee the process. All counting agents have been asked to not carry their mobile phone in the hall. Around 1,000 state policemen and officers have been deployed in Kolkata.