Bengal files 78per cent voter turnout in fifth phase to date | LIVE
The polling when it comes to fifth phase of western Bengal construction elections began at 7 am on Saturday across 45 set up portions amid tight security. Lengthy queues had been seen outside polling stands in which voting is underway adhering to COVID-19 protocols, official resources stated. Over one crore voters are eligible to work out their particular franchise to decide the political fate of 342 candidates. Protection steps have now been increased the fifth stage in view associated with the assault in the previous period, which observed the loss of five people in Cooch Behar region, including four in CISF shooting.
The Election Commission has chose to deploy about 853 businesses of central causes to make certain no-cost and reasonable voting, the state stated. The polling will continue till 6:30 pm.
Bengal polls 5th phase voting: REAL TIME changes
07:00 pm: Polling across 45 installation constituencies in western Bengal phase-5 elections has-been concluded, states Election Commission.
04:46 pm: As polling for 5th phase is underway, Bengal has recorded a total of 69.40% voter turnout till 4:13 pm.
03:32 pm: 68.33% voter turnout recorded till 3:25 pm.
03:25 pm: Trinamool Congress (TMC) writes to Chief Electoral Officer, western Bengal over “recording of phone conversation between CM Mamata Banerjee and Partha Pratim Ray.”
01:56 pm: A booth broker of the BJP passed away after falling unwell at a polling place in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas region on Saturday morning, prompting the Election Commission to get a report. Abhijit Samanta, the BJP broker of booth quantity 107 inside Kamarhati installation constituency, fell sick within an hour of this start of polling. Samanta had been announced brought lifeless when taken up to a hospital
01:45 pm: Trinamool Congress delegation comprising Yashwant Sinha, Derek O’Brien and Purnendu Basu to meet up with CEO, West Bengal these days, to submit a memorandum
01:36 pm: 54.67% voter turnout recorded till 1:34 pm
12:16 pm: Voting the seventh period of West Bengal polls, at 58 Jangipur Assembly Constituency in Murshidabad planned on 26th April, appears adjourned because of the death of Revolutionary Socialist celebration (RSP) candidate Pradip Kumar Nandi: Election Commission of Asia official
11:49 am: Bengal files 36.02 percent voter turnout till 11 am
11:18 am: West Bengal: CP Ajoy Nanda visits different polling stands in Kamarhati system constituency, in North 24 Paraganas
11:09 am: ITBP troops guarding polling booths in Anulia, Ranaghat and Purba Bardhaman during the 5th period of western Bengal Assembly elections
10:18 am: we supported BJP for fifteen years but what achieved it do for my community? Modi had guaranteed us and made dedication, it has been 6.5-7 years now but it is yet become completed: GJM (Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha) frontrunners Bimal Gurung
10:12 am: They (BJP) don’t have individuals support in Bengal. They don’t have much impact on ground zero. Just how can they develop the government? Politics just isn’t feasible through physical violence, vandalism, shooting. Politics should always be simple: GJM (Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha) leaders Bimal Gurung
10:03 am: Election Commission features tried a written report across abrupt loss of a BJP polling broker at booth number 107 in Kamarhati these days “His name’s Abhijeet Samant. No one helped him, there isn’t any center for treatment here,” claims sibling associated with deceased BJP polling broker
09:46 am: Bengal files 16.15 % voter turnout till 9 am in 45 chairs in which polling is underway for 5th phase
09:28 am: I complete expert to enter a polling booth. They (main forces) also searched my pocket for which I was holding photos of my goddess.This is a democratic nation. I’m going to satisfy Chief Election Commissioner: TMC frontrunner and candidate Madan Mitra, at booth no. 165/166 Kamarhati
09:23 am: BJP to generally meet Election Commission today in Kolkata, on CM and TMC frontrunner Mamata Banerjee’s purported audio video over Sitalkuchi, Cooch Behar physical violence
09:06 am: West Bengal Minister and TMC candidate from Bidhannagar, Sujit Bose visits polling booth in East Calcutta babes College
08:11 are: Voters queue up outside Hiralal Mazumder Memorial university for ladies – designated as a polling booth – in Dakshineswar, Kolkata
08:02 am: TMC leader Madan Mitra provides prayers at Dakshineshwar Kali Temple in North 24 Paraganas
07:53 am: it appears to be like ‘khela shesh’ to date. We are maintaining a wristwatch. As far as the Hills & our issues are involved, we would like that federal government be altered; we want BJP govt, we want justice: Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) president Mann Ghising, in Darjeeling
07:47 am: Voters queue external polling booth 263 in Bardhaman South
07:30 am: Polling underway at Booth quantity 263 in Darjeeling
07:11 am: PM Narendra Modi urges voters to vote in record figures for Bengal elections. ” you can find by-polls taking place in different places. We urge voters inside chairs polling today to vote in record numbers and bolster the festival of democracy,” tweets PM Modi
07:08 am: Voters queue around throw their votes as fifth period of polling starts; visuals from Kamarhati
07:00 am: Polling for fifth period begins on 45 seats
06:46 am: Visuals from a polling booth in West Bengal’s Siliguri, in front of fifth period polling in state
06:39 am: in front of stage 5 polling, voters queue up outside a polling booth in Kamarhati, western Bengal
06:34 am: Ahead of the fifth stage of polling, visuals from a polling booth in Bidhannagar, western Bengal
Bengal polls 2021: Candidates and constituencies
Inside Siliguri constituency, CPI(M)’s Ashok Bhattacharya is key contestant against BJP candidate Shankar Ghosh and TMC’s Omprakash Mishra. Bhattacharya, the previous Mayor of Siliguri is a prominent communist frontrunner in North Bengal.
Senior TMC frontrunner and minister in state Bratya Basu is contesting from Dum Dum. CPI(M) has fielded Palash Das and BJP features fielded Bimal Shankar Nanda from the constituency.
Inside Kamarhati constituency, the key contestant is TMC heavyweight Madan Mitra against BJP’s Anindya Raju Banarjee and CPI(M)’s Sayandip Mitra.
Actor Chiranjeet Chakraborty will contest from Barasat from the account of TMC against BJP applicant Shankar Chatterjee and Forward Bloc prospect Sanjib Chattopadhyay. Meanwhile, discover a contest between TMC’s Sujit Bose and BJP’s Sabyasachi Dutta when it comes to Bidhannagar constituency.
Naxalbari, that will be recognized for an over 50-year-old Maoist movement, is witnessing a change from a Red buckle into a saffron material. While BJP features fielded Anandamoy Barman from Matigara-Naxalbari constituency, Congress has fielded sitting MLA Sankar Malakar and TMC will rely on Captain Nalini Ranjan Ray. Malakar is representing the Matigara-Naxalbari Assembly constituency since 2011.
Inside Memari constituency in Purba Bardhaman area, TMC’s Madhusudan Bhattacharya could be the powerful contender against BJP’s Bhismadeb Bhattacharya and CPI(M)’s Sanat Banerjee.
On the other hand, in Jamalpur constituency, sitting Marxist Forward Bloc MLA Samar Hazra features a benefit over TMC’s Alok Kumar Majhi and BJP’s Balaram Bapari.
In Rajarhat Gopalpur, TMC has fielded singer Aditi Munsi against BJP’s West Bengal representative Samik Bhattacharya. CPI(M) has fielded Subhajit Dasgupta through the chair.
Within the Dabgram-Phulbari constituency there clearly was a competition between TMC prospect Goutam Deb, BJP’s Sikha Chatterjee and CPI(M)’s Dilip Singh. Deb is currently serving due to the fact condition tourism minister.
In Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong constituencies, TMC have not fielded its applicant as GJM is backing the TMC. The GJM had obtained these seats in the last two Assembly elections.
Pemba Tshering could be the candidate for GJM (Gurung) for Darjeeling and Keshav Raj Sharma for GJM (Tamang). BJP has fielded Neeraj Zimba Tamang from the seat, while Gautam Raj Rai will contest for CPI(M) there.
The initial four levels had been held on March 27, April 1, April 6 and April 10 correspondingly. The sixth stage regarding the state set up polls is planned for April 22. The counting of ballots takes place on May 2.
Published at Sat, 17 Apr 2021 01:04:30 +0000