TMC set to return to power in Bengal, Left in Kerala, BJP in Assam; DMK looking at landslide win in Tamil Nadu

The outcomes of the Assembly elections in 4 states and one Union Territory (UT) are being declared. Mamata Banerjee’s TMC appeared set for an enormous win regardless of 10 years of anti-incumbency, whereas the BJP surged to retain power in Assam.

In Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan bucked the anti-incumbency development, nevertheless it was not so for Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami of the AIADMK as DMK’s MK Stalin appeared set to change him in an emphatic victory. In the UT of Puducherry, the NDA cruised to type the subsequent authorities.

SITUATION AS OF 8.30 PM

WEST BENGAL:

Of the 292 seats that went to the polls in West Bengal, the TMC had both gained or led on 215 seats, whereas the quantity for the BJP was 76.

In her first unique interview, TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee slammed the Election Commission of India, saying the ballot panel labored just like the “BJP’s spokesperson” throughout the election.

BJP workplace in Kolkata wears a abandoned look on Sunday (Photo Credits: PTI)

Speaking to India Today TV, Mamata Banerjee mentioned the BJP’s tally wouldn’t have crossed even 50 with out assist from the Election Commission.

Meanwhile, in a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Mamata Banerjee and mentioned the Centre will proceed to prolong all doable assist to the West Bengal authorities.

ASSAM

The BJP-led alliance (together with AGP and UPPL) had both gained or led on 76 seats, whereas the quantity for the Congress-led coalition (together with AIUDF and BPF) was 48. The Assam Legislative Assembly has 126 seats.

BJP nationwide president JP Nadda thanked the individuals of Assam for giving the social gathering a second consecutive time period in the state.

He additionally mentioned in a tweet, “Over the past 5 years, Assam has witnessed tremendous growth in all sectors with the double engine Gov. People have completely rejected the communal politics of the Congress & chosen the development politics of BJP. With the guidance of PM Modi, the state will now reach new heights.”

KERALA

The Left-led LDF had both gained or led on 95 seats, whereas the quantity for the Congress-led UDF was 43. The Kerala Legislative Assembly has 140 seats.

Addressing the media, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan mentioned, “This is a victory of the masses. The people of Kerala deserve credit for this success. We believed in the people of the state and they believed in us too.”

“Happy that LDF has been voted back to power but this is not the time to celebrate it, amid the pandemic,” he added.

TAMIL NADU

MK Stalin’s DMK-led alliance (together with Congress, Left, VCK and IUML) had both gained or led from 148 seats, whereas the quantity for CM Edappadi Ok. Palaniswami’s AIADMK-led alliance (together with PMK and BJP) was 84. The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has 234 seats.

Polling brokers of political events inspecting a robust room in Chennai on Sunday (Photo Credits: PTI)

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik congratulated MK Stalin on the DMK’s electoral sweep in Tamil Nadu. “All the very best for a successful tenure,” mentioned the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief.

Rahul Gandhi of the Congress additionally congratulated the DMK chief. “People of Tamil Nadu have voted for change and we will, under your leadership, prove to be a confident step in that direction,” mentioned the previous Congress president.

PUDUCHERRY

The NDA comprising AINRC, BJP and AIADMK had both gained or led on 14 seats, whereas the quantity for the UPA of Congress and DMK was 06. The Puducherry Legislative Assembly has 30 seats.

Meanwhile, at a press convention Sunday, Congress general secretary and party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala mentioned the outcomes of the meeting elections in 4 states and one UT usually are not as per the social gathering’s expectations.

“Kerala and Assam results have been below expectations. Results in both these states are a big disappointment. We will do an assembly-wide assessment and try to come up with reasons,” mentioned Surjewala.

The Congress spokesperson additionally mentioned that the social gathering applauds the individuals of Bengal for the decision.

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