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The West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2001 was held in Indian state of West Bengal to elect 294 members of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly.
West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2001 Wikipedia
Left Front led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) won 196 seats, a majority. Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee was reelected as Chief Minister. Pankaj Kumar Banerjee of All India Trinamool Congress, took charge as Leader of the Opposition.
Hashim Abdul Halim was nominated as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, while Anil Kumar Mukherjee was nominated as Deputy Speaker.