Ruling TMC ruling roost in Panchayat
Relegating the Opposition far behind, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) took unassailable lead in all 20 districts of Panchayat Samities and Gram Panchayats to which election was conducted on May 14.
According to latest report available here, TMC wins 110 seats, leads in 1,208 others; BJP bags four as counting of votes of violence-hit West Bengal Panchayat elections are underway
In Purba Medinipur’s Iswarpur, TMC is leading in 12 seats followed by BJP’s 5, Independent’s 12 seats and CPI(M)’s 1 seat. In Kulbari, both TMC and BJP are leading in 11 seats each while Independent candidates are leading in 2 seats and CPI(M) in 10 seats.
Trinamool Congress and BJP are leading in Paschim Medinipur’s Shalboni Gram Panchayat with 8 seats each.
In Lodhasuli Gram Panchayat, TMC and BJP both are leading at 9 seats each while Independent candidates are leading in 2 seats.
TMC gains victory at Raniganj’s Ballavpura Gram Panchayat, Purba Medinipur’s Haldia and South 24 Parganas’ Bhangar-II Panchayat Samity. Jailed TMC leader Arabul Islam is the candidate from Bhangar-II Panchayat Samity.
The ruling party is leading in 22 seats of Jalpaiguri’s Fulbari-1 Gram Panchayat. BJP is in second position with 21 seats. CPI(M) is leading in 3 seats. Independent candidates are leading in 8 seats.
Trinamool Congress is leading in all 16 seats of Birbhum’s Paikpara Gram Panchayat.
TMC is leading in 17 seats of Birbhum’s Banior Gram Panchayat. CPI(M) is leading in 2 seats. Independent candidates are leading in 3 seats.
Trinamool Congress is leading in 18 seats of Jaugram Gram Panchayat. CPI(M) is leading in 4 seats. BJP is leading in 8 seats.