Many of the seats are dominated by Matuas, a Hindu religious sect comprising those who had migrated from Bangladesh.
Though the encrypted political message in these results will be clearer only after a while, there are certain unmistakable moral lessons.
The BJP’s biggest mistake, as it desperately sought to occupy people’s mindspace and create hype, was to invite hordes of TMC leaders accused of goondaism into its fold
For the first time since Independence, there will be no Left Front or Congress representative in the West Bengal Assembly.
The Shiv Sena said Bengal election results have proved that PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are not invincible.
The Congress did not have much stake in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, where it won in alliance with the DMK.
The BJP’s plan of riding on the shoulders of Trinamool turncoats turned out to be a major dampener for the party looking to make inroads in West Bengal.
Despite anti-incumbency factor, Mamata’s minority vote-bank, women’s support & promises work in TMC’s favour.
The drama continued till the last round when news of Mamata’s victory came in, but minutes later, Suvendu’s victory by 1,956 votes was announced.
Kapil Sibal hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.
Following Chandana Bauri's win, many took to Twitter and hailed her for this astounding success, despite coming from a humble background.
While Kumaraswamy likened Mamata to Goddess Durga, Gowda said no other ordinary leader could have pulled off a victory like she did.
The saffron party also paid the price for fielding as many as 148 Trinamool turncoats, including 18 MLAs. This ended up resulting in two things that paved the way for their crushing defeat.
The counting will decide the electoral fate of 2,116 candidates including nominees of the Left-Congress-Indian Secular Front alliance.
In her complaint, she mentioned that the poll panel rejected the TMC's repeated requests to club the last three phases of the Assembly elections.