Counting of votes begins, TMC shows leads

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Today, in West Bengal, the Contai Municipal Corporation elections are slated to be declared. Earlier, the Calcutta High Court had disapproved the Bharatiya Janata Party’s petition to stay on the counting of casted votes polled. The BJP had looked for the stay, claiming large-scale rigging.

1. Early courses | TMC 36, Opposition: 0

TMC heavyweight Krishnendu Narayan Choudhary has won the English Bazar Municipality polls in Malda. TMC has won 36 out of 108 seats so far.

Out of 108 civic bodies, the Trinamool Congress has won in 36. The Opposition has not even secured a single victory in any city or town yet.

TMC has won 15 seats so far, especially in north Bengal, which is considered a stronghold of the BJP. TMC’s dominance is also visible in the Kanthi Municipal Corporation, the stronghold of Subhendu Adhikari.

2. Counting of votes begins, TMC shows leads

Counting votes polled for 108 municipal corporations in West Bengal has already started from 7 am. Early on, the Trinamool Congress is leading in many municipal corporations.

3. Calcutta High Court asks Bengal govt, SEC to submit report by March 7

On Tuesday, the Calcutta High Court asked the state government and the State Election Commission to submit a piece of information on the allegations of violence and rigging in the municipal elections held on February 27. The report must be submitted in the form of an affidavit by March 7.

Earlier, the HC rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party’s petition for a stay on the counting of votes polled in the Contai Municipal Corporation elections in West Bengal.

The BJP had alleged that the police and SEC had failed to perform their role to contain provisions and attacks and called for “re-polling” in the state under the supervision of central police forces.

The matter will be heard again on March 11.

4. Contai civic poll votes to be counted today after HC ruling

Today, in West Bengal, the Contai Municipal Corporation elections are slated to be declared. Earlier, the Calcutta High Court had rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party’s petition to stay on the counting of votes polled. The elections took place on February 27.

The BJP had sought the stay, alleging that the police and the State Election Commission had failed to perform their role to contain provisions and attacks, and called for “re-polling” in the state under the supervision of central police forces.


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