A total of 75.06 per cent voter turnout was registered on Monday in phase seven of the West Bengal Assembly polls, the Election Commission said. Polling was held “peacefully” in 11,376 polling stations spread across 34 constituencies in West Bengal.
Election Commission of India orders repolling in polling station 126 -Amtali Madhyamik Siksha Kendra and 05-Sitalkuchi Assembly constituency. The repolling will be conducted on April 29.
Campaigning for the seventh phase has been a low-key affair, following curbs imposed by the EC in the wake of the second wave of COVID-19 cases in the state.
Monday was the last day of campaigning for the eighth and final phase for 35 seats in Malda (6), Murshidabad and Birbhum (11 each) and Kolkata (7). Ms. Banerjee and BJP president J.P. Nadda were among those who campaigned