Election result 2021: Counting of votes today in Bengal, Assam, Kerala, TN, Puducherry

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    Election result 2021: Counting of votes today in Bengal, Assam, Kerala, TN, Puducherry

    Election result 2021: Counting of votes for the high-stakes contest in four states and Puducherry is underway. As per the latest trends, the TMC has surged ahead of BJP in West Bengal. The DMK is comfortably ahead in Tamil Nadu and the LDF has widened its lead in Kerala. In Assam, NDA has crossed the majority mark.

    Super Victory For Trinamool; DMK Wins; Left In Kerala; BJP In Assam

    The counting of postal ballots will begin at 8 am. The votes polled in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be taken up for counting half an hour later. Trends will start trickling in a little after the counting process begins. During the day, the outcomes in the four states and one UT will become clearer, but the official announcements on some individual seats may continue into the night.

    In Bengal:

    • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wins Nandigram constituency by 1200 votes, defeats BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari
    • TMC’s Manoj Tiwary wins from Shibpur in Howrah
    • TMC wins Singur defeating BJP by over 25,000 votes
    • BJP candidate from Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari leads by 6 votes after the 16th round of counting
    • BJP leading in two seats in metropolitan Kolkata area- Jorasanko and Rashbehari

    Election result 2021: Counting of votes today in Bengal, Assam, Kerala, TN, Puducherry

    • BJP candidate from Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari leads by 6 votes after the 16th round of counting
    • Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress in Bengal is leading in 205 seats, though the BJP seems to have made gains since the 2019 national elections. The Chief Minister’s Trinamool and the BJP ran a bitter, no-holds-barred campaign that defied Covid safety rules as well as the poll code. But Mamata Banerjee is trailing the BJP’s Suvendhu Adhikari – her former close aide — in Nandigram, which is the most-watched fight in Bengal.

    In Tamil Nadu:

    • Avoid victory celebrations: DMK chief MK Stalin to party workers

    Tamil Nadu Election: DMK chief MK Stalin to party workers

    • DMK workers and supporters who were celebrating at the party headquarters have now left after EC ordered states/UTs to prohibit victory celebrations

    In Assam

    • The BJP is leading in 76 of the 126 seats, far ahead of its nearest rival Congress, which campaigned hard to reclaim its one-time bastion.

    In Puducherry

    • AINRC candidate S Ramesh won Kadirgaman constituency by 12,246 votes in Puducherry.