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TMC takes the lead in West Bengal, leading with more than 200 seats
The ruling Trinamool Congress was ahead of the BJP in the heavily guarded West Bengal state, while the Saffron-led NDA led in Assam and the DMK in Tamil Nadu, according to the latest trends in government. Assembly polls.
According to the Election Commission, the TMC led with 202 seats at 1 p.m., while the BJP – which had expressed confidence in winning more than 200 seats – led with 77 seats. Most reports indicate that Banerjee’s TMC is likely to retain West Bengal and is heading for a big victory even after 10 years in office.
In Kerala, while the LDF continued to take the lead, the BJP led only three seats.
LDF ruling heads for historic victory in Kerala
The ruling Left Democratic Front, led by CPI (M) in Kerala, is poised to retain power as it leads at least 94 of the Assembly’s 140 seats, with the count still pending.
If they win, they will reverse the more than four-decade-old trend that the state oscillates between the left and the Congress-led UDF.
According to figures from the Election Commission, the LDF leads with 85 seats, while the Congress-led UDF leads in 44 segments and the BJP-NDA in three.
constituencies. The left front is far ahead of its rivals in 10 of the 14 districts according to the latest figures.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is ahead of his closest rival by more than 13,000 votes in Dharmadam constituency in Kannur.
DMK leads in 118 seats, minimum for a simple majority in the TN Assembly
The DMK leads in 118 segments, the minimum for a simple majority in the Tamil Nadu Assembly (234 members) and its allies in 19, giving the front comfortable leeway as the vote count progressed Sunday for the elections to the April 6 Assembly.
AIADMK leads with 80 seats and with its partners in 94 constituencies, according to the trends made available by the Electoral Commission for 232 segments until 1 p.m.
Assam polls: NDA tops with 77 seats, trends point to victory
The BJP-led NDA in Assam leads the way with 77 assembly seats, while the Congress-led Grand Alliance leads the way at 40, according to trends available on the Election Commission website.
The BJP leads with 62 seats, and its partners Asom Gana Parishad and United People’s Party, Liberal lead in 10 and 7 constituencies respectively.
The Congress candidates lead with 26 seats, while those of its ally AIUDF in 11 and the Bodoland Popular Front in three.