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Elections 2016: Bengal goes green, Jaya bucks trend, Lotus blooms in Assam

Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress registered another emphatic victory in West Bengal. Tamil Nadu elected Jayalalithaa for yet another term.

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As final results start pouring in, it is now clear that Mamata Banerjee and J Jayalalithaa will retain their chief ministerships in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively. Kerala has gone with Left this time as is the tradition, while Assam has chosen BJP after three terms of Tarun Gogoi.

TMC suprimo Mamata Banerjee shows victory symbol at her house, Kalighat, after Assembly election results on Thursday. (Source: Express Photo by Subham Dutta)

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Mamata Banerjee steps out to thank her supporters waiting outside her house. (Source: Express Photo by Subham Dutta)

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Mamata Banerjee greets her supporters after winning the Assembly Elections in West Bengal. (Source: Express Photo by Subham Dutta)

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Mamata Banerjee waves to her supporters who came out in large numbers. (Source: Express Photo by Subham Dutta)

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Assembly electios 2016: As counting of ballots progressed, Trinamool Congress continued to surge ahead of its rivals in the Assembly elections in West Bengal leading in 210 seats, whereas the Congress-Left combine is ahead in 72 seats and BJP in seven seats.

With TMC emerging a clear winner in the state, TMC supporters tinted West Bengal green. (Express Photo)

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Assembly elections 2016: Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who is leading by 21,000+ votes in Bhawanipur, held a press conference in Kolkata on Thursday as the party's victory became clear.

Slamming the opposition, Mamata said, "People of West Bengal have rejected attempts to mislead them, and the conspiracies."

At the press conference after claiming victory. (PTI Photo)

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Assembly electios 2016: TMC supporters celebrating the party's win in West Bengal. (Express Photo)

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Mamata Banerjee as she comes out to celebrate her victory with TMC party workers. (Express Photo by Partha Paul)

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Mamata is set to take oath as the state chief minister for a second term on May 27. (Express Photo by Partha Paul)

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Assembly electios 2016: As the party heads for a second term in West Bengal, it's all green in the state. (Express Photo by Partha Paul)

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Trinamool Congress party supporters celebrate after winning the West Bengal state assembly election in Kolkata. (AP Photo)

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Assembly electios 2016: In Tamil Nadu, the early leads show a comfortable edge for AIADMK which has crossed the half-way mark with a lead in 136 seats.

AIADMK in Chennai supporters celebrating the win. (Express Photo)

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Assembly electios 2016: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa is set to hold the office for a second term with a win from her home constituency in.

"I convey my heartiest thanks to voters who have reaffirmed their faith on me and given me another chance," sais Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa is greeted by a party cadre after the party's win in the state Assembly polls, in Chennai on Thursday. (PTI Photo)

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa flashes victory sign after her party emerged victorious in the state Assembly polls. (PTI Photo)

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Celebrations in front of Jaya's residence in Vedanilayam.

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AIADMK supporters celebrate the party's victory in Tamil Nadu's assembly elections, in front of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence in Chennai. (PTI Photo)

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AIADMK supporters celebrate their win in Tamil Nadu elections in Coimbatore on Thursday. (PTI Photo)

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In Assam, the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate secured 49602 votes to defeat Rajib Lochan (30679) of Congress by over 19000 votes in Majauli. The 54-year-old Sports Minister’s name as the party’s face came as no surprise as he came with a clean image and no baggage and enjoyed the confidence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Express Photo by Dasarath Deka)

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BJP workers celebrate their win in Assam State Assembly election 2016 at Hengrabari in Guwahati on Thursday. (Express Photo by Dasarath Deka)

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BJP workers and supporters celebrating in Guwahati. (Express Photo by Dasarath Deka)

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Bharatiya Janata Party, (BJP) supporters smeared colors after winning Assam state election in Gauhati. (AP Photo)

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Bharatiya Janata Party, supporters celebrate after winning Assam state election in Guwahati. (AP Photo)

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Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Himanta Biswa Sharma, center in orange color shirt, celebrates with his supporters after wining in Assam state election on Thursday. (AP Photo)

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The CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front is all set to come back to power in Kerala with a clear majority. The LDF has either won or is leading in 92 seats.
<br.BJP's winning candidate from Nemom constituency O Rajagopal is offered sweets by party leaders in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. (PTI Photo)

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BJP's Thiruvananthapuram central candidate S Sreesanth takes a selfie with the party's winning candidate O Rajagopal at the party headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram. (Source: PTI)