West Bengal Election Results 2021 LIVE: TMC wins Bengal, but all eyes on Nandigram – flip-flop continues

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Updated: May 2, 2021 10:34:10 pm

West Bengal Election Results Live, West Bengal Assembly Election Vote Counting Live Updates: The Trinamool Congress has registered a massive victory in Bengal.

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2021 West Bengal, WB Assembly Election Vote Counting Live Coverage: Mamata Banerjee-led TMC has once again swept the state by leading in over 210 of 294 seats. It has restricted the BJP just under 80 seats. However, Mamata Banerjee is trailing in Nandigram. Earlier, she was declared winner from Nandigram but later it was reported that Suvendu had won the high-stake battle. But the EC is yet to announce the results. Overall, Bengal results have come as a huge shock to the BJP, which was expecting to win over 200 seats. Mamata has thanked the people of the state for the landslide victory in Bengal.

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Some of the BJP’s star faces are trailing against the TMC candidates. BJP MPs Babul Supriyo and Locket Chatterjee are trailing in their constituencies. Former Rajya Sabha MP and BJP leader Swapan Dasgupta is trailing from Tarakeshwar. The BJP was expecting tough contest but the TMC has gone ahead of it by a very big margin. Though, the saffron party has improved its tally from three seats in 2016 to about 100 in 2021.

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    20:02 (IST)02 May 2021
    WB Guv appreciates Mamata's stance to observe COVID-19 guidelines

    West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Sunday appreciated Trinamool Congress supremo's "stance" to observe COVID-19 guidelines and peace and called upon the state apparatus to take all steps to ensure peace and order. In a tweet message, Dhankhar said democracy is all about respecting the mandate of the people. "Violence has no place in democracy. Appreciate stance @MamataOfficial to observe Covid guidelines and peace," he said. (PTI)

    19:57 (IST)02 May 2021
    PM Modi congratulates Mamata Banerjee for her party's win 

    PM Modi congratulates West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for her party's win in assembly polls. 

    19:56 (IST)02 May 2021
    Citing outcome in WB polls, NCP seeks Amit Shah's resignation

    Stating that the public mandate is a referendum in democracy, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday demanded the resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah reminding him of his reported remarks during the campaigning for the West Bengal elections. "During West Bengal violence, Mamata Didi asked for Amit Shah's resignation. He said I will resign only if people ask me to. In a democracy, election is a referendum and today it is against him. So when are you resigning Mr.Amit Shah?" NCP spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik tweeted. (PTI)

    19:39 (IST)02 May 2021
    Mamata's victory triumph of India's constitutional democracy, says Anand Sharma

    Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday congratulated West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her party's victory in the state assembly elections, saying it was reassuring for the country and termed it a triumph for India's constitutional democracy. Sharma, a former Union minister said, Banerjee's victory is a win against the BJP's misuse of state power and unprecedented money and muscle power. "Congratulations to Mamata ji for her heroic and courageous fight to uphold Indian democracy and a resounding victory defying all odds. This historic victory is reassuring for the country. Gratitude to the wisdom of Bengal voters," he said on Twitter. (PTI)

    19:34 (IST)02 May 2021
    We humbly accept mandate, says Dilip Ghosh

    We humbly accept mandate and will play role of constructive opposition: BJP's Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh. (PTI)

    19:10 (IST)02 May 2021
    Don't speculate: TMC on Mamata's defeat in Nandigram

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 LIVE: TMC says the counting process for Nandigram has not been completed. "Please do not speculate".

    18:45 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results LIVE: Mamata Banerjee concedes defeat in Nandigram

    West Bengal Election results LIVE: Mamata Banerjee says, "Don't worry about Nandigram, I struggled for Nandigram because I fought a movement. It's ok. Let the Nandigram people give whatever verdict they want, I accept that. I don't mind. We won more than 221 seats and BJP has lost the election."

    18:23 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Banerjee loses Nandigram

    West Bengal Election results 2021 LIVE: Mamata Banerjee has lost from Nandigram. She lost to Suvendu Adhikari by 1957 votes. Earlier, she was declared winner from the seat by 1200 votes but later it was announced that she had lost to Adhikari.  

    18:17 (IST)02 May 2021
    Mamata Banerjee: Grateful to people for this landslide victory in Bengal

    Mamata Banerjee: We are grateful to the people for this landslide victory. I have to start working for Covid immediately. The swearing-in will be a low-key event because of the prevailing COVID19 situation. 

    17:14 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: Mamata thanks people, to address media at 6 pm

    West Bengal Election results 2021: Mamata Banerjee thanks people of state for landslide win in Bengal. "I request all to not take out victory processions. I urge everyone to go back to their homes now. I will address the media after 6 pm.": 

    17:08 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results: Big setback for BJP in Chunchura, MP Locket Chatterjee defeated

    West Bengal Election results 2021 LIVE: BJP has lost from Chunchura, where it had fielded its Lok Sabha MP Locket Chatterjee. TMC's Asit Majumdar has defeated Chatterjee.

    16:54 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: Rajnath Singh lauds Mamata for 'victory' 

    West Bengal assembly election results 2021 Live Updates: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for massive victory in West Bengal. "Congratulations to the Chief Minister of West Bengal, @MamataOfficial Didi on her partys victory in West Bengal assembly elections. My best wishes to her for her next tenure," the senior BJP leader tweeted. 

    16:46 (IST)02 May 2021
    Modi, Shah not invincible, says Sanjay Raut

    West Bengal Election 2021 Live: Mamata Banerjee has sent out a clear message — that Modi Ji and Amit Shah Ji are not invincible. They can also be defeated, says Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

    16:42 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: BJP's Mukul Roy wins from Krishnanagar Uttar

    West Bengal Election results 2021: BJP's Mukul Roy has won Krishnanagar Uttar seat by more than 30,000 votes. He defeated actress Koushani Mukherjee of the TMC by over 32,000 votes. The Krishnanagar Uttar seat is in the Nadia district. Roy was earlier with the TMC but left the party in 2017 to join the BJP. 

    16:42 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: BJP's Mukul Roy wins from Krishnanagar Uttar

    West Bengal Election results 2021: BJP's Mukul Roy has won Krishnanagar Uttar seat by more than 30,000 votes. He defeated actress Koushani Mukherjee of the TMC by over 32,000 votes. The Krishnanagar Uttar seat is in the Nadia district. Roy was earlier with the TMC but left the party in 2017 to join the BJP. 

    16:34 (IST)02 May 2021
    BIG! Mamata Banerjee wins Nandigram, defeats Suvendu Adhikari

    West Bengal Election results 2021: Mamata Banerjee has won from Nandigram. She defeated BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by 1200 votes. It was a very very close fight but Mamata succeeded in pulling through.  

    16:01 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: Neck-and-neck in Nandigram, Suvendu leads in Nandigram

    West Bengal Election results 2021: Suvendu Adhikari is giving tough fight to Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram. He is currently leading by 6 votes against Mamata Banerjee. 

    16:01 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: Neck-and-neck in Nandigram, Suvendu leads in Nandigram

    West Bengal Election results 2021: Suvendu Adhikari is giving tough fight to Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram. He is currently leading by 6 votes against Mamata Banerjee. 

    15:31 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: Arvind Kejriwal congratulates Mamata for 'landslide victory'

    West Bengal election results 2021: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has congratulated Mamata Banerjee as TMC looking set to retain power in West Bengal. Candidates of the ruling TMC are leading in 202 of the state's 292 seats that went to poll against BJP's 78. "Congratulations @MamataOfficial didi for landslide victory. What a fight! Congratulations to the people of WB," Kejriwal tweeted.

    15:03 (IST)02 May 2021
    BJP MP Locket Chatterjee trails in Chunchura by over 5000 votes

    West Bengal Election results 2021: BJP MP Locket Chatterjee is trailing in Chunchura assembly seat by over 5,000 votes. 

    15:00 (IST)02 May 2021
    BJP's Swapan Dasgupta trails in Tarakeswar

    Wesgt Bengal Election reults 2021: BJP's Swapan Dasgupta is trailing in Tarakeswar. He is contesting against Ramendu Sinharay of TMC. 

    14:52 (IST)02 May 2021
    Don't want to celebrate but there was an anti-campaign against TMC: Sayan Deb Chatterjee

    West Bengal Election results 2021 LIVE: "We really don't want to celebrate but there was an anti-campaign against TMC. Our workers were under pressure. This mandate has given them energy. Still, we are telling them not to celebrate due to COVID situation," says Sayan Deb Chatterjee, State Secretary, West Bengal Trinamool Youth Congress. 

    14:50 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election Results 2021: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti congratulates Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Election Results 2021: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has congratulated the TMC on its performance in the West Bengal assembly polls. She said people have rejected "disruptive and divisive forces". The TMC looks in command to retain power in West Bengal with its candidates leading in over 200 seats. In a tweet, Mufti said: "Congratulations to @MamataOfficial @AITCofficial @derekobrienmp on their splendid victory today. Kudos to the people of West Bengal for rejecting disruptive & divisive forces".

    14:40 (IST)02 May 2021
    Mamata Banerjee's TMC will form next govt in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut

    West Bengal Election Results 2021: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has expressed confidence that Mamata Banerjee will form the next government in West Bengal. The TMC is currently leading in over 200 seats and BJP is ahead in 80 seats. Raut also said everyone was now more worried about the increase in Covid numbers than the political numbers. The Shiv Sena did not contest the West Bengal polls, but extended its support to Banerjee. 

    14:14 (IST)02 May 2021
    Akhilesh Yadav congratulates Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Election 2021: Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav congratulated Mamata Banerjee for TMC's performance in Bengal. The TMC is leading in over 200 seats in Bengal. The BJP is ahead in just 80 seats. Counting is still underway. 

    14:06 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election 2021: TMC supporters gathered outside BJP office in Kolkata

    West Bengal Election 2021: The Trinamool Congress supporters in large numbers gathered outside the BJP office in Kolkata's Hastings area, as TMC leads in 200 plus seats. 

    13:42 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election 2021 Results LIVE: Police instruct TMC supporters to stop celebrations in Asansol

    West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Results LIVE: A police personnel instructed TMC supporters to stop celebrations in Asansol. The EC has asked States/UTs to "prohibit victory celebrations urgently", also directs that responsible SHOs/officers must be suspended immediately and criminal& disciplinary actions must be initiated

    13:36 (IST)02 May 2021
    Election results 2021: EC asks chief secretaries to prohibit victory celebrations urgently

    Assam Election results 2021 LIVE: The Election Commission of India writes to Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs to "prohibit victory celebrations urgently". The ECI also directs that responsible SHOs and other officers must be suspended immediately and criminal and disciplinary actions must be initiated against them. 

    13:33 (IST)02 May 2021
    BJP tried their best to crack but they didn't succeed: Firhad hakim on Bengal Results 2021

    TMC's Firhad Hakim on Election Results: I was always telling the press that Mamata Banerjee will be chief minister for the third time. The BJP tried their best to crack but they didn't succeed. The Left has now vanished from West Bengal due to their wrong policy of taking a communal force against a communal force. You have to be secular in fight against a communal force. That was done by the TMC. We are committed to secularism, committed to development. We are committed to bringing the people together. We can't fight a communal battle against a communal force

    13:11 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: EC asks chief secretaries to file FIRs against those celebrating victory

    West Bengal Election LIVE 2021: The ECI says it has taken serious note of reports coming in of congregation(s) of people to celebrate anticipated victory. EC has directed Chief Secretaries of all 5 states to file FIR in each such case, suspend concerned SHO and report action taken immediately of each such incidence. 

    12:45 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results LIVE: Celebrations by TMC supporters begin in Asansol

    West Bengal Election results LIVE: Celebrations by TMC supporters have begun in Asansol as official trends show the party leading on 202 seats so far. The EC has banned any victory procession amid the Covid situation in the country.

    12:42 (IST)02 May 2021
    TMC is leading in Bhabanipur

    West Bengal Election 2021: The TMC's Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay is leading from Bhabanipur constituency. Bhabanipur was reprented twice by sitting chief minister Mamata Banerjee. 

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    12:38 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election 2021: TMC supporters celebrating at Kalighat

    West Bengal Election 2021: TMC supporters celebrating at Kalighat, Kolkata as party leads on 202 seats as per official trends. The BJP is currently leading in about 90 seats. 

    12:16 (IST)02 May 2021
    TMC maintains strong lead over BJP in Bengal

    West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: The TMC has maintained its strong lead over the BJP. Currently, the TMC is ahead in 200 seats while the BJP is leading in about 90 seats. If trends hold, Mamata Banerjee would return as chief minister for the third term.  

    12:05 (IST)02 May 2021
    Suvendu Adhikari continues to lead from nandigram

    West Bengal Election Results 2021: Suvendu Adhikari, BJP candidate from Nandigram, continues to lead from the Assembly constituency. 

    11:47 (IST)02 May 2021
    West Bengal Election results 2021: TMC's Becharam Manna leads in Singur

    West Bengal Election results 2021: TMC's Becharam Manna is now leading by over 5,500 votes in Singur. For TMC, Singur is another significant seat. 

    11:37 (IST)02 May 2021
    TMC's Asit Majumdar leading in Chunchura

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 LIVE: TMC's Asit Majumdar leading by over 5,651 votes after fifth round in Chunchura. Here, the BJP has fielded Lok Sabha MP Locket Chaterjee. But she is trailing as of now. 

    11:37 (IST)02 May 2021
    TMC's Asit Majumdar leading in Chunchura

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 LIVE: TMC's Asit Majumdar leading by over 5,651 votes after fifth round in Chunchura. Here, the BJP has fielded Lok Sabha MP Locket Chaterjee. But she is trailing as of now. 

    11:37 (IST)02 May 2021
    TMC's Asit Majumdar leading in Chunchura

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 LIVE: TMC's Asit Majumdar leading by over 5,651 votes after fifth round in Chunchura. Here, the BJP has fielded Lok Sabha MP Locket Chaterjee. But she is trailing as of now. 

    11:29 (IST)02 May 2021
    Mukul Roy leads by over 8,200 votes after fifth round

    West Bengal Election results 2021: Mukul Roy is leading by over 8,200 votes in Krishnanagar Uttar. Roy is fighting against Koushani Mukherjee of TMC and Sylvie Saha of the Congress.

    West Bengal had gone to polls in eight phases from March 27 to March 29. Bengal has 294-member assembly, and a party needs 148 seats to cross the majority mark required to form the government. The BJP and TMC are in direct contest in most of the seats in the state, while in some areas the Congress-Left is also in fight, making it a three-way contest. Counting of votes will take place today to decide who will rule this eastern state for another five years.
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