West Bengal slows BJP juggernaut despite PM, HM push
03 May 2021 06:57 PM
Goa state unit BJP chief Sadanand Tanavade speaks to Goa 365 on the issue. Listen
West Bengal resulted in a major defeat for the BJP. Mamata's TCP scored a hard fought 213 seats surging past majority mark of 147 seats. However, Didi suffered a major setback after the Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee lost to BJP's candidate and former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari.
In Assam, where BJP had scored an absolute majority in past election, but this time it scored 60 seats, Congress 29 seats, All India Democratic Front 16 and others 21 seats. 64 is a majority mark for Assam
In Kerala, BJP did not win a single seat. The LDF retained power, the first time any party did it since 1980
Puducherry where Congress government was dissolved days before elections had a neck to neck fight. However, Congress failed to grab majority this time after it managed to elect only 10 candidates when majority mark is 16.
DMK led alliance will form the government in Tamil Nadu and MK Stalin will be the chief minister after 10 years.
William Rodrigues and Sameep Narvekar for Goa 365 from Panaji
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