Amidst unprecedented security arrangements, voting for the sixth phase of the eight-phase assembly election in West Bengal which began this morning in 43 of the state’s 294 constituencies recorded 79.04 voting percentage.
In the sixth phase of polling in West Bengal, elections were held in 4 districts and 43 assembly seats. The districts include North 24 Pargana Part II, Nadia Part II, East Bardhaman Part II and Uttar Dinajpur on April 22.
Over 1.03 crore voters including 50.65 lakh women and 256 third gender persons decided the fate of 306 candidates. Total 14,480 polling stations have been set up for this purpose.
Elections have been held in 180 constituencies so far, and the remaining 114 seats are set to go to polls between 22 and 29 April. Votes will be counted on 2 May.