Coronavirus safety norms have gone for a toss as party supporters in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal crowd main roads to celebrate their leads in the state elections.
The Election Commission banned all victory processions after counting of votes in states where assembly polls were held to check the spread of coronavirus.
TMC supporters celebrate the victory during the election result day for the West Bengal election, in Kolkata. Photograph: ANI Photos
TMC activists celebrate their party's winning trend during the West Bengal State polls, in Kolkata. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI Photo
DMK workers celebrating during the counting of Tamil Nadu polls result at their party head quarters ,in Chennai. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo
A TMC supporter holds a placard outside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence at Kalighat during the counting of West Bengal poll. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI Photo
WATCH: TMC supporters celebrate at Kalighat as the party leads
DMK workers ignore EC orders and celebrate their party's performance in the state outside the headquarters in Chennai. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo
WATCH: DMK supporters celebrate outside party headquarters in Chennai