Bengal Election Result 2021: “Mamata Banerjee will be CM for the 3rd time,” says TMC leader Firhad Hakim

After the sixth round of counting, TMC’s Firhad Hakim is leading ahead of his nearest rival, BJP’s Awadh Kishore Gupta, by 33,071 votes in the Kolkata Port constituency.

The counting of votes for West Bengal’s assembly elections is currently underway and the Trinamool Congress is currently leading the state’s poll results. While counting of votes is yet to witness the conclusion, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Firhad Hakim, issued a statement over Mamata Banerjee’s lead in the election results and asserted that she will be the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time.

Speaking to the news agency ANI, Mr Hakim maintained that BJP tried their best to crack but they didn’t succeed. The former mayor of Kolkata also pointed out that TMC will emerge victorious in the assembly elections as the Left has vanished owing to their wrong policies.

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“I was always telling the press that Mamata Banerjee will be CM for the 3rd time. BJP tried their best to crack but they didn’t succeed. The Left has now vanished from West Bengal due to their wrong policy of taking a communal force against a communal force”, TMC leader Firhad Hakim told news agency ANI on Sunday.

He pointed out TMC is fighting against a communal force and mentioned that the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) is committed to secularism, committed to development. Speaking to ANI, Firhad Hakim highlighted that the party is committed to bringing the people together.

Furthermore, he emphasized that the party cannot fight a communal battle against a communal force.

“You’ve to be secular in fight against a communal force. That was done by TMC. We’re committed to secularism, committed to development. We’re committed to bringing the people together. We can’t fight a communal battle against a communal force”, TMC’s Firhad Hakim added.

According to the recent media reports, Hakim, after the sixth round of counting, is leading ahead of his nearest rival, BJP’s Awadh Kishore Gupta, by 33,071 votes in the Kolkata Port constituency.