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 1,240 wards (the total number of wards is 1,242, but elections were not held in two wards) in the 75 municipalities, the Left Front won in 769 wards, CPI(M)'s own tally being 566; that is, the Left Front won in about 62 per cent of the wards and the CPI(M) alone in about 45 per cent of the wards. The Congress(I) won in 346 wards or in about 28 per cent of the total. A Left Front victory was indeed expected, but such a sweeping victory was perhaps unexpected, even by the Left Front.

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