Report Wire - Tripura Assembly polls: Mamata Banerjee’s TMC performs worse than NOTA

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Tripura Assembly polls: Mamata Banerjee’s TMC performs worse than NOTA

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Tripura Assembly polls: Mamata Banerjee's TMC performs worse than NOTA

The counting of votes for the 60 meeting seats in Tripura started at 8 am at this time (March 2, Thursday), the voting for which befell on February 16. In a serious embarrassment for Mamata Banerjee, her Trinamool Congress occasion obtained 0.88 % of the votes on this election. Interestingly, the Tripura voters most popular NOTA (None Of The Above) over Mamata Banerjee’s TMC.

As per the information out there on the Election Commission web site, a considerably greater variety of voters most popular NOTA over Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress Party within the Tripura polls. While Mamata-led TMC has bagged 0.88 % of the vote share, NOTA outperformed them by securing 1.36 % of the whole vote share.

The vote share of TMC (Election Commission)

Notably, regardless of Mamata Banerjee’s makes an attempt at wooing voters forward of the polls, her occasion did not outperform NOTA votes in Tripura. In February, forward of the polls, Mamata Banerjee campaigned for 2 consecutive days in Tripura together with her nephew and TMC nationwide common secretary Abhishek Banerjee. She even held a virtually 5-kilometer-long padayatra in Agartala.

Speaking at a rally following the padayatra, the TMC chief highlighted the Trinamool Congress mannequin of ‘development’ in Bengal in an try to impress voters in Tripura, claiming that her occasion was the one various if the individuals of the northeastern state wished jobs, improvement, and peace.

Mamata repeatedly said that Tripura was her second residence, remembering her substantial work on the bottom there throughout her lengthy tenure with Congress Party and she or he pleaded with the individuals of the Bengali-dominated state to present her an opportunity.

Mamata Banerjee’s enchantment clearly didn’t work with the voters of Tripura as the whole vote proportion of TMC within the state was 0.88%.

Source: Election Commission web site

Meanwhile, in line with the Election Commission information out there on the time of publishing this report, the ruling BJP was inching in direction of victory because it crossed the midway mark within the 60-member Assembly, profitable over 30 seats, and main in 2 others. While the CPI(M) registered a victory in 10 seats, the Congress is forward in 3 seats. Royal scion Pradyot Kishore’s TIPRA Motha occasion is profitable 13 seats.