The West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 results are now almost clear. The trends suggest a historic win for Mamata Banerjee-led TMC. The elections were contested in five states however, the whole nation has been eyeing the Battle of Bengal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's TMC were head-to-head and ran a tight race.
Where Modi-Shah duo campaigned aggressively for the West Bengal polls, Banerjee alone managed to strategically sweep up the seats in the State.
The 2021 Assembly Elections in West Bengal have not been less than a thrilling movie with many twists and turns. Many big political faces are contesting in the election adding significance to the political future.
Among these big faces, Mamata Banerjee stands out and these elections will have a great influence on what the future holds for her.
When BJP dumped all its resources in the Bengal elections, Mamata managed to save not only her government in Bengal, is also moving towards wining with an overwhelming majority. After this astonishing victory, Banerjee will become the biggest contender to lead an anti-Modi government coalition at the national level.
With a victory against BJP’s powerful election machinery, Mamata Banerjee has sent a message across the nation that the invincible Modi-Shah duo can be defeated and she has done so single-handedly. The leadership of the opposition alliance at the center was under Congress, which has not been very effective. But, now it would be in the hands of a strong regional party and Banerjee can be the leader of the Opposition alliance in the 2024 General Elections.