Election results LIVE: Mamata wins Bengal, DMK TN, LDF Kerala, BJP Assam
Election Results 2021 live updates: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam Election Results 2021 will be declared today. Follow our live blog for the latest counting updates
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Puducherry Election Results 2021 Live Updates: Counting of votes to the legislative assemblies of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the union territory of Puducherry is underway. The Assembly elections 2021 were held amid a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country – a second wave that has ridden the country to an unprecedented crisis, even as hospitals struggle with oxygen and beds.
Number of seats in the four states and 1 UT are as follows: Assam (126), West Bengal (294 seats), Tamil Nadu (234 seats), Kerala (140 seats) and Puducherry (30 seats).
West Bengal election result 2021 LIVE updates: While the counting of votes for the 294-seat West Bengal election 2021 is underway, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) has already a majority in the West Bengal assembly by winning 196 of the 292 seats where polling was held. Mamata lost to Suvendu Adhikari after EC retracted its earlier announcement of her win from Nandigram.
Tamil Nadu election result 2021 LIVE: After a decade in Opposition, the DMK won a convincing victory over arch-rival AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. M K Stalin, the 68-year-old DMK president, is all set to become the Chief Minister for the first time. Counting of votes for the 234-seat Tamil Nadu election 2021 is underway. DMK-led alliance is ahead in 155 seats, followed by AIADMK in 78 assembly constituencies.
Kerala election results LIVE updates: The Left rewrote history in Kerala on Sunday by becoming the first government to get a second term in four decades. Pinarayi Vijayan, the 76-year-old CPI(M) leader, became the third chief minister in Kerala's history to be re-elected and the first to continue in office after completing a full term. The LDF is expected to finish between 95 and 100 seats, eclipsing its 2016 tally of 91 seatss, while the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) is leading in 41 seats.
Assam election result 2021: The BJP-led NDA is set to form the government in Assam for the second consecutive time, as the ruling alliance according to the latest trends is likely to win 74 seats in the 126-member Assembly. The Congress-led "Mahajot" is expected to win 50 seats.
Puducherry election result 2021: The AINRC-led National Democratic Alliance will take power in union territory Puducherry after winning 16 seats in the 30-member assembly. The Congress alliance won nine seats and other parties four.
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