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West Bengal Election Results 2016: People rejected smear campaigns, voted fearlessly, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Who Is Set To Retain Power For A Consecutive Second Term, Has Thanked The People Of West Bengal After Landslide Victory In The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 19 May 2016, 12:36:39 PM

New Delhi:

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is set to retain power for a consecutive second term, has thanked the people of state after landslide victory.

She said that Trinamool Congress scored comparatively well contesting alone.  “We fought alone this time. Last elections, Trinamool had won 184 seats in alliance. This time, Opp was united against us” said the West Bengal the Chief Minister.

Here are top excerpts from her media address:

1.   We fought alone this time. Last elections, Trinamool had won 184 seats in alliance. This time, Opposiotion was united against us.

2.   Want to thank the people of Bengal for giving us a huge victory.

3.   Attempts to mislead & create an atmosphere of fear among people were made but they voted peacefully, fearlessly.

4.   A smear campaign was launched against us for last 2 years but we’re thankful to people for rejecting such campaigns & giving us victory.

5.   I want to thank EC as despite several problems, elections were conducted peacefully.

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First Published : 19 May 2016, 12:15:00 PM

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