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WB-PANCHAYAT 2ND LD RESULTS - West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC races ahead, BJP main rival (Eds: Updating with fresh election re

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Kolkata, May 17 (PTI) The ruling Trinamool Congress today headed for a massive victory in West Bengal's rural polls, bagging 19,394 seats in gram panchayats, while the BJP emerged as its main rival, though with a tally that was far lower than that of the TMC, according to results declared till the evening.
State Election Commission (SEC) sources said the Trinamool was ahead in another 560 gram panchayat seats for which counting was in progress.
The BJP had won 5,050 seats and was leading in 55 s ...