Barring some sporadic violence at Bijpur constituency in North 24 Parganas district, the sixth phase polling for 43 seats in West Bengal was peaceful with around 47.63 per cent turnout recorded till 1 pm.
Several incidents of crude bombs explosions were reported in Barrackpore industrial belt in North 24 Parganas district during the sixth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls on Wednesday
Sporadic violence was also reported from Bijpur constituency in North 24 Parganas, where TMC and BJP supporters clashed with each other outside polling booths. Two supporters of the TMC and three of the BJP were reportedly injured in the clashes.
A huge contingent of security forces was rushed to the troubled areas to control the situation.
In the Halisahar area of Naihati constituency in North 24 paraganas, BJP alleged that bombs were hurled at the residence of a local party leader, and that his mother and younger brother suffered injuries.