WB Election 2021 Phase 7 Voting Percentage, West Bengal Assembly Election Phase 7 Polls News Updates: Over 75 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 3.30 pm. Highest polling has been recorded in Murshidabad while lowest in Kolkata South.
West Bengal Election Phase 7 Polling
West Bengal Assembly Election Phase 7 Voting Percentage News Updates: Over 75 per cent turnout was recorded till 5.30 pm in 34 seats of West Bengal. Highest turnout was recorded in Murshidabad, followed by Malda, Dakshin Dinajpur, Paschim Bardhaman and Kolkata South. Mamata Banerjee’s nephew today said that he was extremely confident that chief minister will return to power with two third majority. He cast his vote in Bhabanipur constituency, which has been represented by Mamata Banerjee.
For about three dozens seats, 284 candidates are in fray and their fate will be decided by over 86 lakh voters. The Election Commission has deployed at least 796 companies of central forces in the seventh phase to ensure free and fair voting. It has also put in place measures to ensure strict adherence to health protocols during the election process, including wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing.
The voting in this phase is happening just a day after the state registered its highest single-day spike of 15,889 infection cases on Sunday. Polling is being held at 12,068 polling stations spread over nine assembly constituencies each in Murshidabad and Paschim Bardhaman districts, six each in Dakshin Dinajpur and Malda and four in Kolkata, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s home turf Bhabanipur.
West Bengal (WB) Assembly Election Phase-7 Live: West Bengal Assembly Election Phase 7 Polls Live Updates, WB Election 2021 Phase 7 Voting Percentage Live Updates
Elections to two assembly constituencies - Samserganj and Jangipur in Murshidabad district - have been adjourned following the death of two coronavirus-positive candidates. The EC has fixed May 16 as the date for polling in these two seats. Six rounds of the eight-phased assembly elections in the state have already taken place, with the last phase scheduled for Thursday. Votes will be counted on Sunday (May 2). (PTI)