Kolkata, 23 May (Udaipur Kiran) ;BJP West Bengal state President Dilip Ghosh who is contesting from Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency and Arjun Singh, the daredevil party nominee from Barrackpore, have achieved an unsurmountable lead against their nearest Trinamool Congress rivals after the end of counting of votes in EVM this evening making the announcement of their victory only a matter of time.
According to latest reports at the Office of the state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab tjis evening, while Ghosh is leading over his TMC rival and Rajya Sabha member Manas Bhunia by over 56,000 votes, neck and neck fight was reported from Barrackpore where Singh after the ccounting of EVM votes was leadibng by about 2500 votes over formere Railway minister Dinesh Tarivedi of TMC.
Since the results would be formally declared by the Commission only after the counting of all VVPATs in every constituency without any discripancy,it would take a few more hours before the official results would start coming, CEO informed.
But as both Ghosh and Singh have already been able to establish a comfortable lead over their rivals after the main counting of EVM votes, the supporters of both the leaders have already began their celebreations in style by distributing ladoos among the general public and dancing on the streets after drenching themselves in safforn colour and by wearing scarf with BJP symbol pinned on them.
The same celebrations are also being witnessed in several other constituencies in the state where BJP candidates have established comfortable lead .
Similar happiness and celebrations are also being witnessed among TMC workeras and supporters where their party candidates have also maintained huge lead over BJP nominees.