Many of the seats are dominated by Matuas, a Hindu religious sect comprising those who had migrated from Bangladesh.
While the BJP claimed seven of the victims were its supporters, the Trinamool counted six of the diseased as its workers.
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday claimed the BJP's arrogance was among the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal Assembly polls.
By bagging 18 Lok Sabha seats two years ago, the BJP created a perception that it was coming to power in Bengal.
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 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.
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The month-long West Bengal election that was held in eight phases under the shadow of a raging pandemic saw blame games, insider-outsider debates and political attacks.