The Left parties recorded history by registering a second consecutive victory in Kerala on Sunday, but they could not win a single seat in that West Bengal which had been their stronghold for many decades. The political opposition of the Left parties in West Bengal occurred in 2019 when they could not win a single seat and lost their traditional support base to the BJP. In the 2021 assembly elections, the Left Front was once again eliminated in a bipartisan contest between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP.
The CPI (M) ‘s Politburo said in a statement that the BJP has suffered a crushing defeat in the election results of four states and one union territory. “The performance of the United Front and the Left parties in West Bengal was very disappointing,” he said. The election results will be analyzed. In the 2006 elections in West Bengal, the Left Front got 50 percent of the votes and despite losing in the 2011 elections, it got 40 percent of the votes.
It then received 26 per cent of the votes in the 2016 election. CPI General Secretary D Raja said, Left parties in Bengal will have to do a serious review regarding their political stream and assessment of the situation. It has to be wondered why we lost and how the BJP strengthened its land. In Kerala, the Left Democratic Front led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan once again won.
He became the third Chief Minister in Kerala to win two consecutive elections under his leadership. The LDF, which contested the development issue, won the hearts of the public by its footsteps during the Corona Crisis. This is believed to be the main reason for his victory in the election.