Bhabanipur Bypoll Result LIVE Updates: Celebrations Begin Outside Mamata

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Bhawanipur Election Result Live: All eyes are on Bhawanipur as the counting of votes is underway for the by-election held on 30 September. The election result is important as it will decide the fate of Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister. Notably, the TMC supremo, who lost from Nandigram constituency in the assembly elections held earlier this year, has to win this bypoll and become a member of the assembly within six months. Also read- By-elections in Bhawanipur, Samserganj, Jangirpur will be held today in Pipili of Bengal and Odisha amid tight security

Besides this, two assembly seats in Bhawanipur, Murshidabad district – Samserganj and Jangipur – also went to polls on September 30. Elections in these constituencies were canceled after the deaths of two candidates – Rezaul Haque and Pradeep Nandi, during the April-May assembly elections. While Congress’s Rezaul Haque died on April 15, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) candidate from Jangipur Pradeep Nandi passed away a day later.

Counting of votes for Bhawanipur assembly constituency will take place in 21 rounds at Sakhawat Memorial School, Kolkata. Counting of votes for Samsarganj and Jangipur assembly constituencies will be held in 26 and 24 rounds respectively.

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13:14 PM: Mamta is leading by 40,000 votes after the 15th round of counting. While TMC supremo got 58,503 votes, BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal got 18,846 votes. Counting of votes is going on.

#Watch | TMC workers and supporters celebrate outside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s residence in Kolkata after the ninth round of counting, leading by 28,825 votes in Bhawanipore bypoll. pic.twitter.com/XlZhaJPB0n

— ANI (@ANI) 3 October 2021

12:13 PM: Mamata Banerjee is now leading by more than 34,000 votes. Counting of votes is going on.

12:05 PM: TMC workers and supporters celebrate outside West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s residence in Kolkata as she leads by over 31,000 votes in Bhabnipur bypoll after 10th round of counting.

11:56 AM: After the 10th round of counting, Mamta is leading by more than 31,000 votes. According to Election Commission data, TMC Supreme has got 42122 votes, Priyanka Tibrewal has got 10477 votes.

11:30 AM: TMC candidate Zakir Hussain is leading by more than 20 thousand votes in Jangipur. Counting of votes for the trailing BJP candidates is going on.

11:14 AM: West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee has made a huge lead over BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal. According to Election Commission data, she is leading by 12,435 votes in Bhawanipur Assembly bypoll

10:55 am: Mamata leading by over 6,000 votes after third round of counting. Celebrations have started at his residence.

10:43 AM: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is ahead of BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal by 2,377 votes after the second round of counting of votes for Bhawanipur assembly by-election, according to Election Commission data.

10:38 AM: As Mamata Banerjee continues to lead in early trends, TMC’s Kunal Ghosh congratulates the TMC supremo for “advanced”. Making fun of the BJP, he said, “Didi didi hai, shouting sister-in-law cannot be an option.” You can create some confusion by considering the play through the media. But those nuisance activities have no effect on serious citizens. So, congratulations in advance to Mamata Banerjee for a huge expected victory.”

Sister is sister.
Shouting sister-in-law cannot be an option.
You can create some confusion by showing the drama through the media.
But those nuisance activities do not impact serious citizens.

So, advanced congratulations @MamataOfficial For a big expected win.

— Kunal Ghosh (@KunalGhosh Again) 3 October 2021

10:21 am: West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is leading by 3680 votes as against 881 votes of BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal, according to Election Commission data.

West Bengal: Counting of votes begins for by-elections in Bhawanipur Assembly Constituency; View from outside Sakhawat Memorial Government Girls High School Counting Center pic.twitter.com/5so3lzD9pH

— ANI (@ANI) 3 October 2021

09:36 AM: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee leading by 2,500 votes.

09:24 AM: TMC’s Zakir Hussain is leading by 1,717 votes from Jangipur. Counting of votes is going on.

09:20 AM: Mamta Banerjee is leading by 775 votes after the postal ballot round. BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal is trailing.

08:55 AM: 24 companies of central forces have been deployed at the counting centers to ensure smooth counting. Prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC have been imposed within 200 meters of counting centers in all the three constituencies.

08:21 AM: Counting underway amid heavy security and COVID-19 measures. The final picture is expected to be clear by noon.

08:00 AM: Counting of votes has started for the by-elections in Bhabnipur, Jangipur and Samserganj assembly constituencies. CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee and BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal are in the fray from Bhawanipur

07:50 AM: To continue as the Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has to win an assembly seat before November 5. Bhawanipur is considered to be Mamata’s home constituency as she has been winning the seat since 2011.

07:43 am: Ahead of counting of votes, Priyanka of BJP writes to Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court requesting “to take preventive measures from any violence after Bhabnipur assembly constituency bypoll results”.

West Bengal | Priyanka Tibrewal, the BJP candidate contesting for the Bhawanipur Assembly bypoll, wrote a letter to the Acting Chief Justice of Calcutta HC, requesting her to “take preventive measures against any violence after the Bhabanipur Assembly Constituency bypoll results”.

— ANI (@ANI) 2 October 2021

07:38 AM: More than 57 percent polling was recorded in Bhawanipur. Samserganj and Jangipur seats in Murshidabad recorded 79.92 per cent and 77.63 per cent polling, respectively.

07:15 AM: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamta, BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal and CPI(M)’s Shreejib Biswas fought a tough fight in Bhawanipur. A total of 6,97,164 voters were eligible to exercise their franchise in the three constituencies.

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