Politics

Mamata On Victory Of Bengal, MK Stalin Thanks Voters, Pinarayi To Be CM Again

BP World Bureau | May 03 2021 08:53:24 PM
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee praised her party the Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) victory in the Assembly polls, calling it the victory of West Bengal people. 

She also requested her party supporters not to celebrate in light of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic by conducting rallies. 

She urged people to take protective measures to avoid getting the infection. 

She demanded that the Narendra Modi-led Union government vaccinate every Indian resident for free and promised that her government will do the same. 

Read: Election Results: Trinamool In WB; DMK Wins TN; Left In Kerala; BJP Keeps Assam 

In Kerala, the Left Democratic Front (LDF), led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)), has won 99 of the 140 Assembly seats.

The United Democratic Front (UDF), led by the Congress – won 41 of the seats whereas BJP did not win any seats, despite a strong campaign which centered around the Sabarimala issue.

Health Minister KK Shailaja secured the highest margin of victory in the 140-member Assembly. LDF leader, also called Shailaja teacher, won from the Mattannur constituency in her hometown of Kannur, with a margin of over 60,963 votes.

She won global acclaim for her effective management of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Nipah virus outbreak in 2017-2018. 

 

DMK chief MK Stalin expressed his heartfelt thanks to the people of Tamil Nadu after his party's successful campaign.