CALCUTA: Prime Minister Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee leads in seven municipal governing bodies for which elections were held on Sunday.
It is expected that the BJP to be the second in the majority, which the party will support as proof that he is now the main opposition party in West Bengal, where there was almost no presence in recent years.
Elections were held during seven local city agencies are five municipalities, one notified authority and municipality.
The votes are counted today. The Trinamool decision has won the municipality of Dhupguri by pocketing 12 of the 16 seats.
Sunday’s elections took place in the midst of violence, especially in Durgapur and the BJP and CPM have both demanded that the ballot boxes be canceled, claiming that the Trinamool decision resorted to violence and the booth to seize elections and “simulated democracy “.
Today’s results continue with Mamata Banerjee’s winning streak in his state, which swept past last year’s election meeting to win a second term as prime minister.
His party has dominated local body elections ever since, winning four of the seven municipal bodies for which elections were held in May this year, including a victory in Mirik in the Darjeeling Hills, a bastion of years Ally BJP, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
BJP’s steady growth in state, Congress and CPM price, also marked a party leader Amit Shah is setting the target of winning the maximum parliamentary seats in Bengal during the 2019 national election.
After the group reached the second Trinamool earlier this year during a partial election in the Kanthi Dakshin West Bengal seat set and has increased its voting share substantially over a year since the meeting’s elections,
M. Shah thanked voters for making BJP “the main opposition party” in the state. The BJP had won two seats in the Lok Sabha of Bengal in 2014, increasing its participation in the vote from four to 17 percent.
Trinamool won 34 of the state’s 42 seats in parliament. Last year, when Mrs. Banerjee’s party swept the elections to the assembly, the BJP won four seats, the best performance of the party in the state….