Which political party has been in power in West Bengal since 2011?

December 25, 2020 Off By idswater

Which political party has been in power in West Bengal since 2011?

Trinamool Congress rule (2011–present) Mamata Banerjee, the leader of Trinamool Congress, became the chief minister.

Which party is ruling in West Bengal 2020?

The Indian National Congress won 44 seats and the Left Front won 33 seats fighting within an alliance. While the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha managed to win only 3 seats each of the total 294 seats.

How popular is BJP in West Bengal?

The BJP got 760236 (1.93%) votes throughout West Bengal and 19.89% on seats it contested.

How many Assembly seats BJP has in West Bengal?

West Bengal Legislative Assembly

West Bengal Legislative Assembly পশ্চিমবঙ্গ বিধানসভা
Structure
Political groups Government (212) AITC (211) GJM (1) Opposition (74) BJP (74) Others (1) ISF (1) Vacant (7) Vacant (7)
Elections
Voting system First past the post

Who is the CM of Paschim Bangal?

Incumbent. Mamata Banerjee The Chief Minister of West Bengal is the chief executive of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

Who is the CM of WB?

Sworn in on 20 May 2011, Trinamool leader Mamata Banerjee is West Bengal’s incumbent chief minister, the first woman to hold the office. She was subsequently voted to power in 2016 and 2021 assembly elections.

What is the population of Hindu in West Bengal?

The Hindu population in Western part of Bengal i.e West Bengal during first census of 1951 was around 19,462,706 and in 2011 census it had increased to 64,385,546. But the percentage of Hindu population in the state decreased from 78.45% in 1951 to 70.5% in 2011 Census.

When did BJP formed?

April 6, 1980, India
Bharatiya Janata Party/Founded

What is the salary of MLA in West Bengal?

Chief ministers, MLAs and MLCs

State Legislative Assemblies/State Legislative Councils MLA/MLC Basic Pay per month (excluding other emoluments and allowances)
Bihar Legislative Assembly and Bihar Legislative Council ₹165,000 (US$2,300)
West Bengal Legislative Assembly ₹52,000 (US$730)

Who won in 1977 elections in West Bengal?

Legislative Assembly elections was held in the Indian state of West Bengal on 14 June 1977. The polls took place after the ousting of Indira Gandhi’s government at the Centre. The Left Front won a landslide victory.

Which is the major political party in West Bengal?

The main political parties in the state are the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM), and the Indian National Congress (INC). The All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) was formed in 1998, and is now a major regional party of the state. Though, the INC was in power in the state in the sixties, the CPM came into power in the seventies.

Who is the leader of West Bengal Legislative Assembly?

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election First party Second party Leader Mamata Banerjee Abdul Mannan Party AITC INC Alliance – Mahajot Leader’s seat Bhabanipur Champdani

How many seats did Trinamool Congress win in West Bengal?

A Legislative Assembly election was held in 2016 for the 294 seats (out of 295 seats) of the Vidhan Sabha in the state of West Bengal in India. The All India Trinamool Congress under Mamata Banerjee won 211 seats, and thus was reelected with an enhanced majority.

What was the total number of electors in West Bengal?

The total number of electors was 5,62,83,457, out of which 4,74,64,338 or 84.33% had cast their votes. The All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) with 184 seats formed the government. The CPI won two seats and the CPI (M) took 40 seats. The INC got 42 seats. Mamata Banerjee of the TMC formed the first non CPI (M) government in 34 years.

Which is the majority party in West Bengal Legislative Assembly?

In the previous elections in 2016, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC or TMC) retained its majority in the Legislative Assembly with 211 seats. The Indian National Congress won 44 seats and the Left Front won 33 seats fighting within an alliance.

A Legislative Assembly election was held in 2016 for the 294 seats (out of 295 seats) of the Vidhan Sabha in the state of West Bengal in India. The All India Trinamool Congress under Mamata Banerjee won 211 seats, and thus was reelected with an enhanced majority.

Who is the independent candidate in West Bengal?

Trinamool Congress supported Independent candidate in Joypur after their candidate’s nomination got cancelled. On 28 January 2021 Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury announced that seat-sharing talks between the Congress and Left Front had concluded for 193 seats and that the remaining 101 seats would be decided at a later point.

How many seats has BJP won in West Bengal?

However, in the 2019 general elections TMC won 22 and the BJP won 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal. Bagging 40 percent of the vote share, an increase from the previous time and in by-elections from 2016 to 2021 , BJP had also increased their seats in the legislative assembly by 31 as of 2021. [6]