Voting for the third phase of the eight phase Assembly elections in West Bengal ended at 6pm with a voter turnout of 77.68 per cent. Assam recorded a voter turnout of 82 percent.
According to Election Commission, some incidents of violence have been reported in few areas of West Bengal and some arrests have been made.
The Hooghly district and Goghat constituency recorded the highest turnout of voters with 79.89 per cent and 84.71 per cent respectively. Howrah and South 24 Parganas districts recorded a voter turnout of 77.92 per cent and 76.94 per cent respectively. In Assam, 337 candidates were in the fray for the 40 constituencies.
The fourth phase of polling in West Bengal will take place on April 10. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.