West Bengal Election Result 2021 Live Updates: With exit polls predicting decent combat between TMC & BJP, the poll results for the all-important 294-seat West Bengal state meeting will likely be revealed on May 2
West Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: Counting starts at 8 AM
As Mamata Banerjee eyes to retain West Bengal, a rising BJP eyes to interrupt the Bengal frontier on May 2. A good race is anticipated between TMC & BJP because the Republic-CNX Exit polls have projected the BJP trumping TMC. The saffron social gathering has been projected to win 138-148 seats, crossing the midway mark of 146 seats – making it the biggest social gathering. Meanwhile, TMC is projected to win 128-138 seats, and the Congress-Left alliance projected to win 11-21 seats. The two-term CM & TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee faces a stiff problem from the rising BJP, the Congress-Left-ISF alliance, and AIMIM. The counting will begin at 8 AM.
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West Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: 8 Key battles
Nandigram: Mamata Vs Suvendu
In a bid to guard her home turf, Mamata Banerjee will battle BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari within the place which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee into the CM submit in 2011. Apart from them, CPI(M) has fielded Minakshi Mukherjee in a bid to regain a misplaced floor for the CPI(M).
Miffed by the rising effect of Banerjee’s nephew – Abhishek Banerjee and IPAC ballot strategist Prashant Kishor in Trinamool, Adhikari together with a number of different MLAs had switched to BJP. Taking the battle head-on, Banerjee had introduced she is going to contest polls from Nandigram as a substitute of her bastion Bhowanipore, resulting in BJP fielding Adhikari. While Nandigram is a Trinamool bastion, it’s the Adhikari household – Sisir, Suvendu, Dibyendu, and Soumendu which has large sway within the district – organizing a Mamata Vs Adhikari household battle. Amid the farmers’ protest too, the Nandigram land agitation has come to the forefront, with Mamata accusing BJP of ‘promoting off farmers’ lands to businessmen’.
Moreover, whereas TMC has alleged that Adhikari has harboured ‘criminals’ in numerous elements of Nandigram forward of phase-2, BJP submitted an alleged tape of a dialog between CM Mamata Banerjee and BJP’s Nandigram Vice-president Praloy Paul the place the CM is heard in search of Paul’s assist in Nandigram, whereas he refuses to go away Suvendu Adhikari’s facet. Adhikari received Nandigram in 2016 defeating Left’s Abdul Kadir, until he stop Trinamool lately, whereas his brother Dibyendu nonetheless stays a TMC MP. His father- Sisir Adhikari – a TMC MP has now joined BJP.
The Nandigram ballot battle noticed probably the most high-voltage marketing campaign as Mamata performed her ‘Bengal’s daughter’ card, whereas Suvendu has accused TMC of solely ‘selling the nephew’. Mamata, who lately suffered damage whereas campaigning in Nandigram – which she has blamed on BJP, has vowed to conduct her marketing campaign in a wheelchair with the BJP calling it ‘sympathy politics’. Mamata has additionally termed Adhikaris as ‘Mir Jafars’ whereas Suvendu has fearmongered that ‘Bengal will turn into mini Pakistan if Mamata is re-elected.
Purulia: Sudip Mukherjee (BJP) Vs Partha Pratim Banerjee (Cong) Vs Sujoy Banerjee (TMC)
In uncommon three-way combat, sitting Congress MLA Sudip Mukherjee who joined the BJP lately will face Congress’ Partha Pratim Banerjee and Trinamool’s Sujoy Banerjee. The seat which has 19.35% SC inhabitants and 19.22% ST inhabitants as per the 2011 census, has been held by Congress and TMC. In 2011, TMC’s KP Singh Deo trounced CPM’s Kaushik Mazumdar by 26,487 votes, whereas in 2016, Congress’ Sudip Mukherjee defeated TMC’s Dibyajyoti Prasad Singh Deo by a slim margin of 4,911 votes
Kamarhati: Madan Mitra (TMC) vs Anindya Banerjee (BJP)
Falling below the Dum Dum Lok Sabha phase, Kamarhati is part of the North 24 Parganas district. The consequence on this constituency assumes nice significance as TMC heavyweight Madan Mitra is contesting from right here. The former Sports and Transport Minister spent over 21 months in jail over his alleged involvement within the Saradha rip-off case. While he misplaced this seat to Manash Mukherjee of CPI(M) within the earlier election by a slim margin of 4198 votes, the Mamata Banerjee-led social gathering has reposed religion in him. BJP’s Anindya Banerjee and CPI(M)’s Sayandeep Mitra are the opposite foremost contenders.
Tarakeswar: Swapan Dasgupta (BJP) Vs Ramendu Sinha Roy (TMC)
The high-stakes battle for the Hindu pilgrim website Tarkeshwar in Hooghly got here into focus after BJP fielded its sitting Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta towards TMC’s Ramendu Sinha Roy and CPI(M)’s Sujit Ghosh. With PM Modi himself campaigning for Dasgupta, who resigned from Rajya Sabha to contest for the seat, the BJP eyes to make inroads into the TMC bastion. Pitting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ towards TMC’s ‘outsider’ jibe, Dasgupta – an aspiring CM candidate depends closely on the 93.22% Hindu inhabitants to oust Trinamool which has held the seat since 2011. TMC’s Rachhpal Singh had trounced NCP’s Surajit Ghosh in 2016, whereas he had defeated CPM’s Pratim Chatterjee in 2011.
Tollygunge: Babul Supriyo (BJP) Vs Aroop Biswas (TMC)
The largest face-off on this section is between Union Minister Babul Supriyo and sitting TMC minister Aroop Biswas for Tollygunge – the guts of the Bengali movie trade. Falling below the Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat, the Asansol MP had staged a protest after being gheraoed by a piece of scholars within the Jadavpur University for practically six hours. While Supriyo has defeated TMC’s Dola Sen in each 2014 and 2019 from the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency, Tollygunge has voted for Aroop Biswas in 2011 and 2016, trouncing CPM’s candidates.
Balurghat: Sekhar Dasgupta (TMC) vs Ashok Lahiri (BJP) vs Sucheta Biswas (RSP)
In three-way combat, famend economist Ashok Lahiri has been fielded by BJP towards TMC’s Sekhar Dasgupta and RSP’s Sucheta Biswas on this Dakshin Dinajpur district seat. Lahiri – the previous Chief Economic Adviser who was to be fielded from Alipurduar, however later switched to Balurghat, goals to strengthen the inroads BJP has made within the areas. In 2011, TMC’s Chakraborty Shankar had trounced RSP’s Biswanath Choudhury whereas Choudhary defeated Shankar by a slender margin of 1450 votes.
Krishnanagar Uttar: Mukul Roy (BJP) vs Koushani Mukherjee (TMC)
Falling below the Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency, this seat has been vacant since June 2020 when TMC MLA Abani Mohan Joardar handed away. BJP has fielded former shut aide of WB CM Mamata Banerjee and its present nationwide vp Mukul Roy in Krishnanagar Uttar. Incidentally, the previous Railways Minister has not received a single direct election to both the Parliament or Assembly but. He is pitted towards Bengali actress Koushani Mukherjee of TMC. In the earlier election, Joardar defeated his closest rival Asim Kumar Saha of CPI(M) by a margin of over 12,000 votes.
Maniktala: Sadhan Pandey (TMC) Vs Kalyan Chaubey (BJP) Vs Rupa Bagchi
3-way combat will likely be witnessed between Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pandey (TMC), former India footballer, and BJP candidate Kalyan Chaubey and CPI(M) are Rupa Bagchi for this Kolkata North constituency. The TMC veteran has held the seat since 2011, trouncing Bagchi by a margin of 36,550 votes in 2011 and defeating CPM’s Rajib Majumder in 2016.
West Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: Who will win West Bengal Elections 2021?
As per Republic-CNX Exit polls, the BJP is projected to win 138-148 seats defeating the TMC which is projected to win 128-138 seats, whereas the Congress-Left-ISF alliance is projected to win 11-21 seats. Republic-CNX Exit polls venture a party-wise win as such – TMC (126-136 seats), BJP (138-148 seats), Left Front (4-8 seats), Congress (6-9 seats) ISF (1-3 seats), Others (1-3 seats)
- BJP: 138-148 seats
- TMC: 128-138 seats
- Left: 11-21 seats
- Others: 0
Party smart seat share:
- BJP: 138-148 seats
- TMC: 126-136 seats
- Left: 4-8 seats
- Congress: 6-9 seats
- ISF: 1-3 seats
- Others: 1-3 seats
- Vote Share:
West Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: Who Won West Bengal Election 2016?
Mamata Banerjee-led TMC had swept the 2016 Assembly polls by bagging 211 seats within the 294-member Assembly. In West Bengal, 294 seats are up for grabs and other people will be capable to solid their votes at 1,01,916 polling stations. Buoyed by its stupendous 2019 Lok Sabha efficiency, BJP is trying to oust TMC and is aiming at successful over 200 seats this time. While Congress was the second-largest social gathering in 2016, it has tied with the Left and the ISF to kind the Sanjukta Morcha.