TMC wins Bengal Election 2021: Political leaders congratulate Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata : Congratulatory messages poured in as Trinamool Congress registered landslide victory in West Bengal Assembly Election 2021.
Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress won 148 out of 292 seats in the Assembly election. However, didi lost to her former protege-turned- BJP rival Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram by nearly 1,600 votes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Mamata Banerjee and assured Centre's full support to her in state related matters. "Congratulations to Mamata Didi for @AITCofficial’s win in West Bengal. The Centre will continue to extend all possible support to the West Bengal Government to fulfil people’s aspirations and also to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic," PM Modi tweeted.
In another tweet, Modi said, “I would like to congratulate Shri @vijayanpinarayi and the LDF for winning the Kerala Assembly elections. We will continue working together on a wide range of subjects and to ensure India mitigates the COVID-19 global pandemic.”
Congress President congratulated Mamata Banerjee over a phone call. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also tweeted his congratulatory wishes to Mamata Banerjee. “Congratulations @MamataOfficial didi for the landslide victory. What a fight! Congratulations to the people of WB,” tweeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who was among the first to wish the incumbent Bengal CM.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar also extended his best wishes to Banerjee. “Congratulations @MamataOfficial on your stupendous victory! Let us continue our work towards the welfare of people and tackling the pandemic collectively,” Pawar said in a tweet.
After winning the election, Mamata Banerjee said that Bengal has saved India with its mandate in the Assembly Elections. “It is the victory of the people of Bengal, the victory of democracy. Bengal has saved India today. This landslide victory came after fighting against several odds — the Centre, its machinery, its agencies. This victory has saved the humanity,” Banerjee said.
“For us, combating the COVID-19 situation will be the topmost priority… This is victory of Bengal and only Bengal can do it,” she added.