West Bengal Civic Poll Results LIVE
Domkal: TMC grabs their power in Domkal. TMC wins in 18 out of 21 wards, the first voting after the municipality was constituted, Congress 1
Mirik: Mirik taken over by TMC. TMC shows its power in Mirik, takes over from Morcha (GJM). (TMC- 6, GJM-3)
Pujali: TMC re-gains their power, wins, BJP scores good too. (TMC 12 BJP 2 Cong Other 1)
Raiganj: TMC takes over from Congress. TMC wins in 24 out of 27 (TMC 24 Cong 2 BJP 1)
Darjeeling: GJM on their way to regain their power. GJM leading in 22 wards (GJM- 22, TMC-1), TMC for the first time grabs 1 seat.
Kalimpong: Voting underway in 23 wards. GJM on its way to win.
Kurseong: Voting underway in 20 wards, GJM leading in 8 wards. (TMC 2, GJM 8)
Kurseong: Morcha leads.
Raiganj: TMC – 1,2,3,5,8,9,10,11,15,16,17,18,
INC – 4, 14
BJP – 6
Pujali: Ward number 3, BJP candidate wins by 29 votes.
TMC also leads in 6 wards in Mirik
Domkal: TMC leads in 5 wards in Domkal – 4, 5 ,8 , 12 , 16
BJP wins Pujali ward 3
TMC takes early leads in plain municipalities
TMC candidate Pushpa Majumder leads by 576 votes in ward number 7 (Raiganj).
TMC leading in Raiganj municipilaty.
TMC wins in 1 and 2, 5, 7, 8 wards in Raiganj, BJP wins in ward number 6, Congress wins in ward number 4.
Number of wards to each civic bodies:
Darjeeling – 32
Kalingpong – 23
Kurseong – 20
Raiganj – 27
Domkol – 21
Congress has filed a petition at Calcutta HC praying for the suspension of results of three municipalities, Pujali Donkal and Raigunj.
The counting of votes casted in the 7 civic bodies begins.
Election to seven municipalities in West Bengal, including four in Darjeeling hills, was be on Sunday with opposition accusing Trinamool Congress of resorting to ‘strong arm tactics’ and demanding a free and fair poll.
The seven civic bodies which went to polls are, Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, Mirik Notified Area Authority in the Hills besides Domkal in Murshidabad, Pujali in South 24-Parganas, and Raiganj in North Dinajpur.
Alleging widespread violence and booth-capturing by Trinamool Congress workers, all major opposition parties in West Bengal demanded to countermand of elections to seven municipal bodies. Representatives of Left parties and the Congress resorted to a road blockade and sit-in demonstration in front of the State Election Commission office here claiming that it had failed to conduct free and fair polls.