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Mamata’s TMC registers landslide victory in Kolkata civic polls

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KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday registered a landslide victory within the Kolkata Municipal Elections bagging 134 out of 144 wards and the BJP, which had emerged as the principle opposition celebration within the fresh Meeting elections, gained 3 seats. The Left Entrance and Congress gained two every. 

The Impartial applicants bagged victory in 3 wards.

Regardless that the LF did not retain the second one place that it had secured within the 2015 civic polls, the celebration’s vote percentage used to be upper than the BJP. It used to be additionally in the second one place in 65 seats whilst the saffron camp used to be in 47 wards. The Congress used to be forward of the LF and the BJP in 16 seats.

“The election used to be a mass pageant and it is a victory of the folks. A number of nationwide events together with the BJP, Congress and CPI(M) additionally fought towards us however they had been all defeated. This victory will display the way in which in nationwide politics within the coming days. A gathering has been convened in Maharashtra Niwas in Kolkata on December 23 with the elected councillors. The method of settling on the mayor for the civic frame can be initiated after the assembly,” stated TMC supremo and Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.  

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Organising document dominance, the TMC secured 72% vote percentage when the LF bagged 12% and the BJP 9% respectively. The Congress were given 4% vote percentage.

Within the 2015 civic polls, the TMC had bagged 113 wards, the LF 15 seats and the BJP 7 seats.   

Chief of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari criticised the function of the state election fee. “Congratulations to @CEOWestBengal Sourav Das for making Royal Nephew of Bengal’s prediction come true. Necessary Steps taken through you similar to EVM with out VVPAT, CCTV with out connection and remaining however now not the least; permitting an environment of concern to be triumphant with @KolkataPolice’s lend a hand,” he tweeted.

Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stated had the election been loose and honest, his celebration would have gained in a minimum of 12 wards.

Echoing the similar, CPI(M)’S Sujan Chakraborty stated had the electorates had been allowed to workout their franchise freely, the break-up of the end result would had been other.

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