West Bengal Election Result 2021 LIVE updates: Mamata Banerjee-led All India Trinamool Congress is poised for a landslide win in West Assembly Elections 2021, as it is currently leading on 205 seats and won 2 seats, while the BJP is leading on only 81 seats. This would be a massive victory and comeback for the 'Beti of Bengal'. The West Bengal Election Exit Polls had predicted a cliffhanger, a neck-to-neck battle between the BJP and TMC. Follow our live updates to get minute-to-minute details about the GREAT Battle for Bengal.
02 May 05:01 PMMamata Banerjee wins the battle for Nandigram
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has finally grabbed Nandigrams seat from Suvendu Adhikari after a long day of neck-to-neck battle.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wins Nandigram constituency by 1200 votes, defeating BJP's Suvendu Adhikari.— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
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02 May 06:09 PMMaintain COVID protocols, says Mamata Banerjee in first address after win
Mamata Banerjee, while addressing her supporters in the first briefing after her win, urged them to follow COVID protocols, wear a mask and take care of their health. She said that this is Bengals victory and assured that dealing with COVID will be her government's first priority.
02 May 03:22 PMCounting has not slowed down, due to heavy load server has slowed down: EC
The Election Commission has issued a statement saying that the counting has not slowed down but due to heavy load the server has slowed down. The Commission assured that the counting is continuing in the constituencies without any let-up.
Counting has not slowed down, due to heavy load the server has slowed down. Counting is continuing in the constituencies without any let-up: Election Commission of India#AssemblyElections2021 pic.twitter.com/L7MVNKLUp6— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 02:50 PMCongratulations pour in for Mamata Banerjee from political leaders across parties
NCP chief Sharad Pawar congratulated Mamata Banerjee as TMC continues to maintain its huge lead in West Bengal. SP leader Akhilesh Yadav also congratulated MamataBanerjee.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal also congratulated Mamata Banerjee as TMC is poised for grand victory in Bengal.
02 May 01:18 PMWest Bengal Election Results 2021: TMC leading on 202 seats, BJP leading on 77
Status Known For 284 out of 292 Constituencies
|All India Trinamool Congress||0||202||202|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||0||77||77|
|Indian National Congress||0||1||1|
|Rashtriya Secular Majlis Party||0||1||1|
02 May 01:17 PMEC asks respective State Chief Secretaries to take immediate action to stop victory celebrations
The Election Commission of India has taken serious note of reports coming in of congregations of people to celebrate anticipated victory. The EC has strictly directed Chief Secretaries of all 5 states to take immediate action to stop such congregations and file an FIR in each such case, suspend concerned SHO and report action taken immediately of each such incidence.
ECI takes serious note of reports coming in of congregation(s) of people to celebrate anticipated victory. EC has directed Chief Secretaries of all 5 states to file FIR in each such case, suspend concerned SHO and report action taken immediately of each such incidence: ECI pic.twitter.com/DddH6KA804— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 12:35 PMTMC's Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay leading from Bhabanipur constituency
TMC's Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay is leading from Bhabanipur constituency, the current seat of CM Mamata Banerjee. Chattopadhyay is pitted against BJP’s Rudranil Ghosh and Shadab Khan of Congress.
02 May 12:32 PMMamata Banerjee to lose Nandigram, win 2/3rd majority in state?
From current trends, Mamata Banerjee continues to trail by 3775 votes behind BJP's Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram constituency. However, TMC continues to lead in 202 seats out of 284 seats.
02 May 12:06 PMWest Bengal Election Result 2021: TMC leading in 198 seats, BJP on 79
Status Known For 281 out of 292 Constituencies
|All India Trinamool Congress||0||198||198|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||0||79||79|
|Indian National Congress||0||1||1|
02 May 12:04 PMWest Bengal Election Result 2021: TMC poised for a win?
Mamata Banerjee may be losing from Nandigram assembly constituency, but she is poised for a big overall win, as TMC is currently leading in 198 seats. As the trends keep building, the chances of a big win for BJP are dwindling.
02 May 11:41 AMBallygunge constituency result: Loknath Chatterjee trailing by over 15000 votes
BJP's Loknath Chatterjee is trailing in the Ballygungse seat (BJP) by 15842 votes, TMC's Subrata Mukherjee is leading from the seat.
02 May 11:33 AMWest Bengal Assembly Election Result 2021 Key Trends for 271 seats
Status Known For 271 out of 292 Constituencies
|All India Trinamool Congress||0||184||184|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||0||84||84|
02 May 11:04 AMSuvendu Adhikari leading in Nandigram by 4728 votes
Nandigram Election Result 2021: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is trailing in Nandigram constituency by 4728 votes. Her rival Suvendu Adhikari is leading.
02 May 11:01 AMTollyganj Constituency Trends: Babul Supriyo trailing by 8339 votes
Tollyganj Constituency Trends: TMC's Aroop Biswas is leading from Tollyganj by 8339 votes, while BJP's Babul Supriyo is trailing.
02 May 10:58 AMToo early to say anything because there are so many rounds: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya
Too early to say anything because there are so many rounds. Situation will be clear only by evening. We had started from 3 & were challenged that we won't get even 100, we have crossed that mark. We will cross the magic number too: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP#WestBengalPolls pic.twitter.com/ZS5LmrGcNF— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 10:45 AMTMC leading on 125 seats, BJP leading on 64 seats
As per the latest by the Election Commission, the TMC is leading on 125 seats, BJP on 64 seats and Independents are leading on 2 seats and Rashtriya Secular Majlis Party is leading on 1 seat.
02 May 09:43 AMTMC leading on 17 seats, BJP leading on 8
02 May 08:49 AMPostal Ballots being counted, Mamata Banerjee leading in Nandigram
As per media reports, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is leading currently from Nandigram.
02 May 08:27 AMCounting of votes begin in West Bengal
West Bengal: Officials, counting agents and others arrive at a counting centre at Siliguri College in Siliguri. Counting of votes for #AssemblyElections2021 to begin shortly. pic.twitter.com/RaZQKf2Ebo— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 08:24 AMWest Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: What is the halfway mark?
The halfway mark of the 294-seat West Bengal Assembly is 147, which means a party would need to win 148 seats to form the next government in the state.
02 May 08:19 AMWest Bengal Election Result 2021 Live: Who will be the CM?
While it is clear that Mamata Banerjee will be sworn-in for the third term if TMC wins, the BJP is yet to announce a CM face. Several senior BJP leaders are in the fray to be named the CM face of the party including Babul Supriyo, Suvendu Adhikari, Swapan Dasgupta, Mukul Roy and Dilip Ghosh.
02 May 08:16 AMWest Bengal Elections 2021: Exit Poll Results
A majority of the exit polls have predicted a neck-to-neck battle between the BJP and Mamata Banerjee's ruling TMC. According to India Today-Axis My India exit poll, TMC is predicted to win a 44 percent vote share, while the BJP is predicted to win a 43 percent vote share.
Party-wise seat share:
02 May 08:14 AMWest Bengal Elections 2021: Key Alliances
The West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 witnessed a major face-off between the BJP and the ruling TMC.
The third major player was the 'Sanjukta Morcha' coalition of the Left, Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF).
02 May 08:14 AMElections deferred in two constituencies
The election in two assembly constituencies -Jangipur and Samserganj in the Murshidabad district was deferred due to the death of two Sanjukta Morcha candidates. They were supposed to go to the polls under the seventh phase of polling. The two assembly seats will now go to polls on May 16th and their result will be declared on May 19th.
02 May 08:13 AMWest Bengal Assembly Elections 2021- Total Constituencies
Polling was held in 292 assembly constituencies across West Bengal out of the total 292 Assembly Seats. The term of the West Bengal Assembly is scheduled to end on May 30th.
02 May 08:12 AMWest Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
West Bengal Assembly Elections were held in eight phases, spread across March and April. The polling for first phase took place on March 27, second on April 1, third on April 6, fourth on April 10, fifth on April 17, sixth on April 22, seventh on April 26 and eighth on April 29 respectively.
02 May 08:12 AMWest Bengal Election Result 2016
It was a clean sweep for Mamata Banerjee-led TMC in the 2016 West Bengal Assembly polls, as the party won 211 seats in the 294-member Assembly, which is way above the majority mark. The Indian National Congress was the second-largest party with 44 seats, followed by CPM that won 26 seats. The BJP had managed to win just 3 seats back then.