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West Bengal Polls: 17.95 pc voter turnout recorded till 9:35 am


PTI, Apr 26, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Kolkata: Polling for seventh phase of the State Assembly elections, amid a raging second wave of COVID-19 began at arpound 7 am on Monday, April 26.

As at 9:35 am, the voter turnout was recorded at 17.95 per cent across 34 constituencies in the penultimate phase of Assembly elections. The lowest turnout was recorded in Kolkata at 13.07 per cent.

Over 86 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 284 candidates in this phase. Security measures have been heightened in view of the violence in the previous phases, particularly the death of five people in Cooch Behar in the fourth round of polling on April 10, an Election Commission official said. The poll panel has deployed at least 796 companies of central forces in the seventh phase to ensure free and fair voting, he said.

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