Voting was held for seven civic corporations in West Bengal on Sunday. The TMC has won all seven corporations, with a clean sweep on three of them.
The municipalities that went to polls on August 13 were Panskura and Haldia in East Midnapore district, Nalhati in Birbhum, Buniadpur in South Dinajpur and Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri districts. Durgapur Municipal Corporation in Burdwan West and Cooper’s Camp Notified Authority in Nadia district were the two other urban local bodies where the election was held.
By-polls were held in ward number 12 under Champdani municipality and ward number 7 of Jhargram municipality.
Here is how West Bengal CM’s landslide victory looked like:
Buniyadpur (14 wards) – TMC won 13
Coopers’ Camp (12 wards) – TMC won 12
Dhupguri (16 wards) – TMC won 12
Durgapur (43 wards) – 27 declared, TMC won 27. Counting in progress
Haldia (29 wards) – TMC won 29
Nalhati (16 wards) – TMC won 14
Panshkura (18 wards) – TMC won 17