Communists routed in West Bengal polls

Historic defeat in Indian state brings to an end the Communist Party's 34 years in power.

    The Communist Party has suffered a historic defeat in India's regional elections, losing in its two main bastions of West Bengal and Kerala.

    Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is on course to win a landslide in West Bengal, bringing to an end the communists' 34 years in power.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from Kolkata.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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