MamataKillsDemocracy pic. TMC has so far won 20 zilla parishad seats and is leading in 239 seats.
Green storm in Bengal panchayat elections As per latest reports, the Trinamool had won or was in the lead in over 80 per cent of the lowest tier Gram Panchayat seats, and over 90 per cent of the middle level Panchayat Samiti seats. Elections were held in 622 zila parishads and 6,158 panchayat samitis, besides 31,836 gram panchayats of the state.
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The Panchayat Samiti was, however, won by the ruling party. Meanwhile, in an unprecedented incident, miscreants allegedly backed by Trinamool Congress were seen putting proxy votes inside a counting centre in full view of polling officials and police. However, the process has been delayed at a centre in North 24 Parganas.
TMC workers celebrate with green colour on Thursday. The true face of TMC. Since the elections took place through ballot papers and not EVMs, the counting of votes will be a tardy process and the final result can be expected only by late evening. Earlier in the day, Arabul was declared winner in South 24 Parganas district.
TMC has won in 90 per cent of the seats, says Mamata Banerjee. It has already won all the 42 zilla parishad seats uncontested. The re-polling on Wednesday saw a 68 per cent turnout.
In Kakdwip South 24 Parganas , protests erupted in Kolkata after police refused to hand over the bodies of two CPM activists to their families. A group of TMC miscreants started thrashing me and drove me out of the counting centre.
Bhattacharya further said that in these circumstances, where alleged TMC workers are disrupting counting of votes in several districts, it was difficult to hold free and fair elections. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee have campaigned extensively in Howrah for her footballer candidate Prasun Banerjee, to retain the seat. The counting of votes for gram panchayat elections is expected to begin at 8 am. The Left and Congress have bagged 79 and 67 seats respectively.