New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress is ahead in West Bengal, where the BJP seems to have made gains since the 2019 national elections. Suvendu Adhikari’s lead over Mamata Banerjee has reduced by over 3,700 votes in Nandigram. In Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK is way ahead with 69 per cent of the MLAs of the DMK-Led alliance leading in their respective seats. In neighbouring Kerala, the ruling Left-led LDF front – which is hoping to end a four-decade trend by retaining power – is past the halfway mark, early trends from the state show
In Assam, the BJP is ahead of its nearest rival Congress, which campaigned hard to reclaim its one-time bastion.
AINRC Chief N Rangaswamy, meanwhile, is leading in Puducherry at the moment with his alliance leading in 10 seats
The poll results in the four states and the Union Territory are also likely to reflect how the handling of the COVID pandemic has played on the voters’ mind.
Tamil Nadu Election Results: 69% MLAs Of DMK-Led Alliance Leading In Their Seats, Trends Show
Trends suggest that 69% of the sitting MLAs belonging to the DMK-led alliance are leading in their seats.
Kerala Election Results: Congress (M) Chief Jose K Mani Trailing By 2,000 Votes
Jose K Mani, the Kerala Congress (M) chief who recently joined the LDF camp after snapping decades-old ties with the UDF, is trailing by nearly 2,000 votes against his rival and sitting MLA, Mani C Kappan, the poll body said.
Poonjar sitting MLA and Kerala Janapaksham Secular leader, PC George is trailing by a massive margin of over 8,000 votes, it said.