New Delhi: The BJP has squashed Mamata Banerjee’s expansion plan for TMC and the Left in local body polls, The party now holds all 14 municipal bodies and other civic bodies. Bagging a total of 329 of the 334 seats.
The elections were BJP’s first civic polls after it stormed to power in the state in 2018. The north-eastern state was a stronghold of the Communist Party. After TMC’s and opposition charges of communal tensions in the state. The Supreme Court intervened and order peaceful polls.
After the declaration of the results, TMC and CPI(M) have claimed that the voting process was rigged and demanded that the re-election in the state. The party president JP Nadda congratulated Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb along with the state BJP president and party workers. PM Modi also congratulated the party workers of Tripura.
After the defeat, TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh addressed the media and insisted that the TMC had been able to secure the second position in several seats, “despite the violence unleashed by the ruling BJP”. He asserted the elections are rigged and in 2023 they will Tripura like West Bengal.
However, the results indicate that Mamta Banerjee’s plan to expand in the Bengali Voters and Nation has felt a major jolt with this scorching defeat. The Congress grabbed 0 seats.