In the poll-bound West Bengal, polling for the eighth and final phase of Assembly elections is progressing smoothly. The average voter turnout was registered at 68.46 per cent till 03.30 pm. The people were seen standing in long queues in front of the polling stations right from the beginning.
The polling, which began at 7.00 am, will be conducted till 6.30 pm in 35 Assembly constituencies spread over four districts going to polls today. Along with this, a re-poll is also being held at polling station no. 126 of Sitalkuchi Assembly seat in Cooch Behar district.