DARJEELING (West Bengal): Prime Minister Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee leads in the seven municipal corporations, where elections were held Sunday in West Bengal, in order to make important advances in four civilian bodies in the Darjeeling hills, A bastion of years from BJP ally Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
While the companies of Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong were carried out by the GJM, Mirik is a new municipality.
In Raiganj and Domkal on the plains, traditionally bastions of Congress, Trinamool also announced. And Pujali near Kolkata. Opposition parties have demanded new elections in the three municipalities after having withdrawn their candidates wide rest area on Sunday, election day, due to violence and catching the stands, accusing the party in power.
Leftist leader Sitaram Yechury called it a “mockery of democracy and blatant misuse of state machinery,” while Congress went to court so that the elections would be canceled. A Calcutta court hears your order this morning.
Congress Trinamool has dismissed the allegations and blamed the BJP for the violence, which saw clashes between political workers, electronic voting machines or EVM damaged in several rooms and injuries.
Voting in the hill towns was largely peaceful. Trinamool A victory today will be a blow to the BJP, which has carried out a “Bengal Mission”, which plans to install the ruling party in the upcoming assembly elections in a state where it had little presence until recently little bit.
More immediately, BJP leader Amit Shah called on state leaders to ensure that the party wins the maximum seats in Bengal during the general election of 2019.
After the party came to the second part Mamata Banerjee earlier this year in a partial election to the Assembly seat of Kanthi Dakshin West Bengal – considerably increasing its participation in the vote for a few years since the election of the meeting – M “Shah thanked voters for the BJP main opposition party” in the state.
The BJP had won two seats in the Lok Sabha of Bengal in 2014, increasing its participation in the vote from four to 17 percent. Trinamool won 34 of the 40 seats in the state. Last year, Mrs Banerjee’s party swept the elections to the assembly for a second term for her as prime minister. The BJP won four seats, the best performance of the game in the state.