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Mamata Banerjee behind TMC's astounding performance : Vijayvargiya

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday credited Mamata Banerjee for the TMC's astounding performance in Bengal elections, and said his party would introspect the poll results

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

national general secretary

Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday credited for the TMC's astounding performance in Bengal elections, and said his party would introspect the poll results.

Earlier in the day, he had claimed that initial trends were not the real indicators of the final outcome, and exuded confidence that his party will win the elections.

Vijayvargiya, who is also the BJP's Bengal minder, also said that he has received a call from Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who enquired about the party's poor show.

The senior leader stated that he was shocked to see MPs Babul Supriyo and Locket Chatterjee trailing.

"The won because of It seems people have chosen Didi. We will introspect what went wrong, whether it was organisational issues, lack of face, insider- outsider debate. We will see what went wrong," he said.

The ruling looks set to retain power in West Bengal with its candidates leading in 201 of the state's 292 constituencies that went to polls against BJP's 82, according to the trends available for 287 seats on Election Commission website at 3pm.

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First Published: Sun, May 02 2021. 15:23 IST