Kolkata, Jun 19 (PTI) The BJP is weighing the option of moving the court praying for recounting in assembly seats where the party had conceded defeat by narrow margins in the recent election in ...

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BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari defeated Mamata Banerjee on the Nandigram assembly constituency. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Nandigram, the epicentre of West Bengal election action, witnessed a high-voltage "Khela" (game of power).
  • Suvendu Adhikari had joined the BJP in December last year
  • It was BJP’s calculated move to trap Mamata Banerjee

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TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flashes the victory sign after trends show her party's wins in the State Assembly. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • BJP's Suvendu Adhikari won the Nandigram assembly constituency by 1,956 votes.
  • Despite her loss in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee can still be Chief Minister
  • But the road ahead will not be straightforward

Suvendu Adhikari defeated Mamata Banerjee by 1,956 votes. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mamata Banerjee lost to Suvendu Adhikari from the Nandigram assembly constituency
  • For Mamata Banerjee, Nandigram was a battle of prestige
  • From Nandigram, she led the protest against what she called a compromise of farmers' rights

TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee vists Kalighat Temple after trends show her party's win in the State Assembly Election 2021, in Kolkata on Sunday. (PTI Photo)

  • TMC said certain "illegal incidents have happened today while counting of votes in the constituency
  • The counting process was stalled several times and it was not reported by the EC: TMC
  • EC has rejected TMC's request

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses to the people of West Bengal virtually for the last two phases of election campaigning during the ongoing state assembly polls. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • "It's ok. Let the Nandigram people give whatever verdict they want.", said Mamata Banerjee
  • She said that she struggled for Nandigram because she fought for a movement
  • "We won more than 221 seats & BJP has lost the election", she added

New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) With the TMC's victory imminent in West Bengal, congratulations poured in for party president and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.


  • Mamata Banerjee is contesting from the Nandigram assembly constituency in 2021
  • Mamata is facing Suvendu Adhikari in the constituency
  • Suvendu of TMC, currently contesting for BJP, won the seat in 2016