Bengal sees over 78percent voter turnout in 5th stage | Takeaways

Ladies Show Their Particular Voter Id Card, As They Stand-In A Queue To
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Women show their voter ID card, as they stand in a waiting line to throw their particular vote at a polling station during the 5th phase of western Bengal State Assembly polls.

At least 78.36 % voter turnout was subscribed till 5 pm on Saturday across 45 construction constituencies of western Bengal in which voting occured for fifth period, Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab stated. Bengal elections are increasingly being held in 8 stages although the counting of ballots takes place on May 2.

Bengal elections period 5 polling concludes | Takeaways 

  • Jalpaiguri observed the greatest polling portion (81.73), followed by Purba Bardhaman (81.72), Nadia (81.57), North 24 Parganas (74.83), Darjeeling (74.31) and Kalimpong (69.56), he said.
  • “in general polling happens to be peaceful in Bengal these days besides a few situations of violence,” Aftab said.
  • At the very least 123 folks, including one Independent applicant, had been arrested during polling into the six areas associated with the condition, the CEO said.
  • “from the total figure, 100 tend to be preventive arrests. Independent applicant Koushik Bhowmick occured from Baliadanga Daspara in Chakdah installation constituency to carry a country-made firearm outside booth 44, 44A. It absolutely was seized,” Aftab informed reporters.
  • Three people were apprehended for attacking and hurting anyone in Shantipur, and two others had been detained for ransacking a property in Gayespur.
  • Altogether, 2,241 issues had been obtained through the constituencies, in which voting occured from 7 am to 6.30 pm, he said.
  • The Election Commission had deployed at least 853 organizations of main causes for Saturday’s polling.

(With PTI inputs)

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