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.
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.
This victory belongs to the people of Kerala. I thank you all for reposing faith in the LDF once again. We need to come together more than ever before to tackle this pandemic and to take Kerala forward in the path of development, welfare and secularism!— Pinarayi Vijayan (@vijayanpinarayi) May 2, 2021
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.
எத்தனை சோதனைகள் - பழிச்சொற்கள் - அவதூறுகள்? - வீசப்பட்ட இவை அனைத்தையும் தங்களது வாக்குகளால் ஓரங்கட்டிய மக்களுக்கு நன்றி!— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) May 2, 2021
ஐம்பதாண்டுகால உழைப்புக்குக் கிடைத்த அங்கீகாரமாகப் பார்க்கிறேன்.
உடன்பிறப்புகளுக்கும், கூட்டணிக்கும் நன்றி.
தமிழகம் வெல்லும்! pic.twitter.com/w4rpr5Zeva