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Nandigram Assembly Election Result: Suvendu Adhikari has defeated Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram by 1,700 votes, Election Commission declares.

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Kolkata Updated on: May 02, 2021 22:33 IST

Nandigram West Bengal Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Election Results 2021: After a dramatic see-saw battle, BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari has defeated Trinamool supremo and Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram. First, news agency ANI declared that Mamata has won by 1,200 votes. However, BJP's  Amit Malviya said in a tweet that Suvendu Adhikari has won the seat by 1,622 votes. Addressing the media in Kolkata, Mamata said she will accept the people's mandate. A tweet by the TMC, which coincided Mamata's victory speech, added to the suspense over Nandigram winner. The tweet stated,"The counting process for Nandigram has not been completed. Please do not speculate."  Later, the Election Commission declared Suvendu winner by 1,700 votes.

Nandigram Election Result Highlights:

8:11 PM: My sincere thanks to great people of Nandigram for their love, trust, blessings& support&for choosing me as their representative & MLA from Nandigram. It's my never-ending commitment to be of service to them & working for their welfare. I'm truly grateful, tweets Suvendu Adhikari

07:40 PM: Suvendu Adhikari has defeated Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram by 1,700 votes, Election Commission declares.
 

07:13 PM: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says will move court against 'mischief' in Nandigram, reports PTI.

7:03 PM: Trinamool Congress refuses to accept Mamata's defeat, says counting in Nandigram is still on.

6:55 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: BJP's Amit Malviya tweets that Mamata Banaerjee lost from Nandigram. 

4:09 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee leads by 820 votes over Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram

3:30 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari leads by just 6 votes

1:45 PM: Nandigram Result Live: Mamata Banerjee now leads in Nandigram over her BJP rival Suvendu Adhikari.

1:15 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: Mamata Banerjee narrows gap in Nandigram. She is contesting against her former aide Suvendu Adhikari from here. Adhikari had joined the BJP in December last year.

12:35 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee tails by over 8,000 votes against her BJP rival Suvendu Adhikari. Mamata decided to contest from Nandigram after Adhikari joined the BJP in December last year. Banerjee won from Bhabanipur seat in 2011 and 2016.

12:08 PM: Nandigram Result LIVE: As per the ECI trend, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari continues to lead from Nandigram.

11:11 AM: Nandigram Result Live Updates: BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Zafar Islam has claimed that party's candidate Suvendu Adhikari will win by a margin of 31,000 in Nandigram. Mamata Banerjee is contesting against Adhikari from here.

11 AM: Nandigram Results Live: As per trends available at 11 am, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari is leading by over 5,000 votes against TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

10:16 AM: Nandigram Result LIVE: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari is leading by 8,206 votes in Nandigram. TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is contesting against Adhikari. Adhikari quit the TMC last year and joined the BJP. Nandigram is considered as a bastion of Adhikari family.

9:50 AM: Nandigram Result Live: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari maintains lead over Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram. After third round, Adhikari is leading by 3,460 votes.

9:30 AM: Nandigram Result LIVE: Trends show that BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari is leading over TMC rival Mamata Banerjee by nearly 2,000 votes in Nandigram.

9 AM: Nandigram Counting Live: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari maintains lead in early trends over his Trinamool Congress rival Mamata Banerjee.

8:30 AM: Nandigram Result Live: Early trends show that BJP leader Sovendu Adhikari is leading. Mamata Banerjee is contesting against Suvendu from here.

8 AM: Nandigram Results LIVE: Counting of votes polled in Nandigram of West Bengal began at 8 AM amid tight security.

7:30 AM: Nandigram Result LIVE: Nandigram is a stronghold of Suvendu Adhikari -- a former minister in Mamata Banerjee's cabinet. He was elected on a Trinamool ticket from the high profile seat in 2016 before he became a Minister in the Banerjee-led state Cabinet. Adhikari had joined the saffron brigade in December last year. The rebel Trinamool leader has claimed that he will defeat Banerjee by over 50,000 votes.

7:25 AM: EC bans victory rallies: The Election Commission has banned all victory processions on result day in view of surge in COVID-19 cases. The commission said that not more than two persons shall be allowed to accompany the winning candidate. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

7:20 AM: Nandigram Exit Poll: According to IndiaTV-Peoples Pulse Exit poll, BJP's Suvendu Adhikari may stun Mamata in Nandigram. Nandigram which voted on April 1 recorded a massive 88 per cent voting. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

7 AM: Nandigram Counting LIVE: Nandigram is the biggest prestige battle for Mamata and Suvendu. Both the leaders -- Mamata and Suvendu are confident of winning the seat.  According to IndiaTV-Peoples Pulse Exit poll, Suvendu Adhikari may stun Mamata in Nandigram. Suvendu was earlier with the TMC but he left the party just months before the election. He joined the BJP last December.

6:50 AM: Nandigram Results LIVE: The Left has fielded its candidate Minakshi Mukherjee in Nandigram. However, the fight is expected to be between Mamata Banerjee and Suvendu Adhikari. Adhikari is a sitting MLA from Nandigram.

READ MORE: Mamata Banerjee or Suvendu Adhikari - Who will win Nandigram? IndiaTV-Peoples Pulse Exit Poll predicts

READ MORE: West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 Results LIVE

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