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Kolkata Municipal Election Results 2021 Highlights: TMC sweeps KMC polls with 134 seats, BJP wins three

Kolkata Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021 Live Updates: The TMC had swept all the 16 assembly segments in the metropolis in this year’s assembly elections.

Kolkata Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021 Live Updates: The TMC had swept all the 16 assembly segments in the metropolis in this year's assembly elections.

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.

12:03 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leads in 133 wards, BJP in five

Trends show TMC leading in 133 wards while the BJP is a distant second, leading in five wards.

11:18 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC wins in 17 wards, BJP in two

TMC wins in 17 wards, BJP in two and Congress in one.

10:52 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leading on 114 wards, BJP on two in official trends

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.

10:46 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC wins 7, leads on 108; BJP leads on 4: Official trends

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.

10:34 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
BJP’s Meena Devi Purohit wins from Ward 22

BJP candidate Meena Devi Purohit wins ward 22 by 1,520 votes

10:21 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leads in 134 wards, BJP in three

TMC takes lead in 134 wards, BJP in three, CPM in three, Congress in two

10:10 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
In official trends, TMC leading on 114 wards, BJP on 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.

10:06 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC candidates win from Wards 117 and 119

TMC candidates Amit Singh and Kakali Bag win from Ward 117 and Ward 119 respectively.

10:01 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leading in 115 wards, BJP in four

TMC is leading in 15 wards, BJP in four, and Congress and Left in two wards each in early trends.

9:52 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Abu Mohammed Tarique of TMC wins from ward 140

Abu Mohammed Tarique of TMC wins from ward 140

9:46 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leading in 93 wards, BJP in four; celebrations begin outside Mamata Banerjee’s residence

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.

9:41 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Ex-Mayor Firhad Hakim leading in early trends

Former Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim is leading in early trends.

9:34 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leading in 77 wards, BJP in four

Early trends for 86 wards: TMC leading in 77, BJP in four, Left and Congress in two each

9:18 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC leads on 65, BJP on four wards in early trends

Early trends show the TMC leading on 65 wards while the BJP is at a distant second leading on four wards.

9:04 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
TMC takes massive lead in early trends

Early trends show TMC leading on 40 seats, BJP on three, and Congress and Left on one each.

8:37 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Counting of votes begins

Counting of votes begins amid tight security arrangements and strict COVID protocols.

8:01 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
BJP, Congress, Left hold demonstrations against violence during polls

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”.

7:56 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Kolkata Municipal Corporation Election Results 2015

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.

7:50 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Strict security arrangements in place, Section 144 imposed at counting centres

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.

The Opposition parties including the BJP, Congress and the CPI(M) have alleged rigging and even held a sit-in demonstration outside a police station in Kolkata to protest against it. A BJP delegation met West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and urged him to take steps to countermand the civic polls.