Mamta’s injury, defected leader and Muslim vote … BJP’s aggressive election campaign did not work in Bengal

Mamata Banerjee’s get together TMC’s landslide victory within the West Bengal elections has proved that the folks of the state nonetheless place confidence in Mamata and they don’t thoughts PM Narendra Modi’s ‘actual change’ slogans. Whereas TMC has obtained 200 cross seats within the state, the BJP has needed to fulfill lower than 100 seats. That too when the BJP tried arduous to win Bengal. PM Modi and Residence Minister Amit Shah himself took cost of Bengal and even attended rallies.

After the BJP’s spectacular efficiency and aggressive electoral marketing campaign within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, many political pundits predicted that there can be an in depth combat between the BJP and TMC within the state. Nevertheless, the outcomes are in entrance of everybody and no get together has been in a position to survive within the face of the storm of TMC. Congress-left has change into clear. There are a number of causes behind this nice victory of Didi. These are the explanations that the BJP missed in sensing and the end result was fully reverse to their expectation.

Muslim votes go instantly in favor of Mamta

The BJP hoped that due to Abbas Siddiqui’s Indian Secular Entrance, a big a part of the Muslim vote wouldn’t stay in Mamata’s account. Nevertheless, in distinction, the minority group unitedly voted for Mamata Banerjee. There was a lot worry among the many minorities of BJP coming to energy that they voted in unison in order that each the Left-Congress had been eradicated from the political map of Bengal. Mamta efficiently obtained the vote of Muslims.
Even in Malda and Murshidabad (each districts are dominated by minority communities) thought-about strongholds of the Congress, Mamata obtained votes. Alternatively Hindu votes had been divided between Trinamool and BJP.

Bengali identification

The Trinamool saved its election marketing campaign across the Bengali identification. TMC not solely termed BJP as an ‘outsider get together’ but additionally gave slogans through which Mamata was known as the daughter of the state. Each Mamta and TMC assured the general public that they don’t seem to be in opposition to ‘non-Bengalis’. Nevertheless, it was propagated that the BJP would damage the tradition of Bengal. Other than this, the allegations of discrimination by the Trinamool on the Middle for coping with Corona additionally elevated the belief of the Bengali folks on Mamata.

Mamta advised herself the sufferer

After struggling a leg harm in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee sat in a wheelchair and held rallies and street reveals. These footage had been in his favor and he additionally obtained the sympathy of the folks.


The BJP hoped that the leaders who left TMC would have the ability to capitalize on the weaknesses of Mamata Banerjee and different Trinamool leaders. Nevertheless, this didn’t occur. Many TMC stalwarts together with Rajib Banerjee, Baishali Dalmia, Rabindranath Bhattacharya, Prabir Ghoshal proved to be a burden for the BJP. BJP has included many TMC leaders who had been already offended with the folks of their space.

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