In terms of vote share, the Left did better than the BJP as it finished ahead of the saffron camp.
TMC bettered its performance since the 2021 Assembly elections in which it had got 59.03 per cent votes in Kolkata.
Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee thanked “Ma, Mati, Manus” for their overwhelming support. “Our responsibility has gone up and we will keep all our promises. Kolkata will show the path to the entire nation,” she said before leaving for Assam to offer her prayers at the Kamakhya temple.
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