Assembly Election 2021 voting share LIVE Updates: The fifth section of the Assembly polls on 17 April had seen a voter turnout of 78.36 p.c by 5 pm
Assembly Election 2021 voting share LATEST News and Updates Over 1.03 crore voters are set to solid their votes in 43 constituencies throughout 4 districts of West Bengal within the sixth of the eight phases of the Assembly election.
Polling will likely be held from 7 am to six.30 pm at 14,480 polling stations in 17 constituencies within the North 24 Parganas district, 9 every in Nadia and Uttar Dinajpur districts and eight in Purba Bardhaman district.
Of the full voters, 53.21 lakh are males, 50.65 lakh are girls whereas 256 belong to the third gender. The EC has determined to deploy 1,071 corporations of Central safety forces within the sixth section to make sure free and truthful polling.
An Election Commission official instructed information company PTI that safety has been beefed up in gentle of the violence within the earlier phases, notably the loss of life of 5 individuals in Cooch Behar within the fourth section of polling on 10 April.
The ballot panel can even put in place measures to make sure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in the course of the voting course of, the official stated.
The fifth section of the Assembly polls on 17 April had seen a voter turnout of 78.36 percent by 5 pm.
Altogether 306 candidates together with BJP’s nationwide vp Mukul Roy, senior Trinamool Congress leaders and ministers Jyotipriya Mallick and Chandrima Bhattacharya, and CPM chief Tanmay Bhattacharya are within the fray.
Film director Raj Chakraborty and actress Koushani Mukherjee, who have been fielded by the ruling TMC, are additionally making an attempt their electoral luck.
This section will witness stiff competitors between the ruling Trinamool Congress and its principal rival BJP.
The highlight is on the Matua bastions of Bongaon and Krishnanagar, near the India-Bangladesh border. Both the BJP and the TMC have tried to woo the Matuas, who make for a big chunk of the state’s Scheduled Caste inhabitants.
The Matuas have been migrating to West Bengal for the reason that 1950s, primarily attributable to spiritual persecution in erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Apart from the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), two different points — identification politics and regional growth — have additionally surfaced as decisive components this election.
The saffron celebration’s marketing campaign was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP chief JP Nadda and Bollywood star Mithun Chakraborty. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spearheaded the TMC marketing campaign alongside along with her nephew and celebration’s youth wing chief Abhishek Banerjee.
In view of rising coronavirus circumstances within the state, the EC had lowered the each day campaigning hours and prolonged the silence interval from 48 hours to 72 hours in every of the remaining three phases of the Assembly polls.
The seventh and eighth section of polls are slated to be held on 26 and 29 April whereas the counting of votes will likely be held on 2 May.