West Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari hands Mamata Banerjee defeat to end nailbiter in Nandigram; TMC demands recount
After a see-saw day that witnessed each candidate pulling into the lead on multiple occasions, the final margin between the TMC turncoat and the Bengal chief minister was a slender one: just 1,956 votes
Assam and West Bengal Election Results LIVE Updates: As of 9 pm tonight, the EC website showed a slim lead for Mamata Banerjee. The incumbent CM has secured 84,004, while Suvendu Adhikari has got 82,551 votes
Election Results 2021: Mamata powers TMC to win Bengal for third term, BJP returns in Assam and LDF in Kerala
Though counting of results are still underway in several constituencies, West Bengal, Assam and Kerala were set to beat anti-incumbency, trends showed. Opposition parties are headed for comfortable wins in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
For the first time in Bengal, thus, a bipolarity has been established between a ruling bloc and a Hindutva force. That’s a big step forward for the BJP, whatever anyone says, but it’s also a huge victory for the supposedly incumbency-hit TMC.