May 2 marks the result day for the West Bengal Assembly Elections where two powerful leaders are contending. The counting of votes in West Bengal kicked off at 8 am and the early trends are in the favor of Mata Banerjee.
There’s strong competition between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party to win the magic number of 147 to form government in West Bengal.
From the most significant seat of Nandigram, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is trailing as BJP Suvendhu Adhikari takes lead.
At the time of writing, early trends projected the victory of TMC as it is leading on 105 seats while BJP is close behind at 97.
Presently, postal ballot votes are being counted and the counting of EVMs polled votes will begin shortly. The trends now as per the postal ballots, they might change once counting from EVMs will start.