India, May 2 -- West Bengal is out with its mandate for assembly elections with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) emerging victorious against a major contest with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, hours after the indication of TMC's victory, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted about the BJP's Bengal arm office set on fire. Hoping for the safety of party workers, she said the resulted increase in the BJP's presence in the state was due to the hard work of all the workers.

"Shocking images of a @BJP4Bengal office being set on fire. Hope the administration ensures everyone's safety. The hard work by all karyakarta and leadership of @BJP4Bengal in this election, resulted in a significant increase in presence in WB. We are w...