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.
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.
#WATCH | Celebrations by TMC supporters begin in Asansol as official trends show the party leading on 202 seats so far. The Election Commission has banned any victory procession amid the #COVID19 situation in the country.#WestBengalElections2021 pic.twitter.com/2sEtXI7mF6
— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
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