During the one month it took to hold the elections, which began on March 27 and concluded on April 29, the state witnessed an unprecedented 25 times surge in daily Covid-19 positive cases.
Among the top-level officers who have been brough back to their former positions are DG Virendra, ADG (Law and Order) Jawed Shamim and DG Security Vivek Sahay, an order issued this evening said.
Officials said four people were also killed in alleged clashes between TMC and BJP supporters in Burdwan district on April 3 and 4.
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday claimed the BJP's arrogance was among the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal Assembly polls.
BJP announces nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence by TMC workers'; JP Nadda to visit Bengal
BJP national president JP Nadda will meet the party workers and their families affected by the violence and will hold protests in a democratic manner on May 5.
The Trinamool Congress claimed three of its supporters were killed by the BJP, which rejected the allegations, saying the incidents were the result of 'people's resistance'.
'MHA has asked West Bengal Government for a report on the post-election violence targeting opposition political workers in the state,' a spokesperson tweeted.
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.
Some of them joined BJP with much fanfare after being flown to the national capital on a chartered flight.
Hakim also said that TMC, after coming to power, will have to shoulder greater responsibilities in the wake of the pandemic-induced crisis, and celebrations and victory rallies can take a back seat.
Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.
The exit polls forecast a tight contest between the incumbent TMC and the BJP in the high-profile West Bengal Assembly polls.
A senior leader of the TMC said that she is expected to issue a slew of instructions to be followed by the candidates during the process of the counting on May 2.
Anirban Ganguly, the BJP's candidate in Bolpur in Birbhum district was chased away when he went to Ilambazar area.