Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Campaign end for final phase of West Bengal Assembly elections

The election campaign ended yesterday evening for the eighth and final phase of elections for 35 assembly constituencies in West Bengal, scheduled to be held on 29 April.

As many as 84,77,728 voters are eligible to decide the fate of 283 candidates contesting in the six constituencies of Malda, 11 in Murshidabad, seven in Kolkata North and 11 in Birbhum.

Voting will be held between 7.00am and 6.30 pm in 11,860 polling booths.  Polling for two assembly seats in Samserganj and Jangipur in Murshidabad district that was to be held on April 26 has been declared void following the deaths of two candidates there.

The election will be held on these two seats on May 16.

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