Assembly elections: Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam, West Bengal

Final phase of Assam Assembly polls ends as 82.02% voters decide the fate of 525 candidates

FP Staff April 11, 2016 20:46:03 IST
Assembly elections: Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam, West Bengal
Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Voters in Assam thronged polling booths to cast their vote on the second and final phase of assembly election in Kamrup district on Monday. Image Courtesy: PIB

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Voters wait in a queue to cast votes at a polling station during the state assembly elections in Kharagpur, West Bengal on Monday. PTI

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Amid reports of stray violence from various parts of the state, over 70 per cent votes were cast till 3 pm in 61 assembly constituencies of Assam to decide the fate of 525 contestants. AFP

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Voters wait in queues to cast votes at a polling station during the state assembly elections in Kharagpur, West Bengal on Monday. PTI

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

In a first, a Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine was introduced in ten Assam constituencies, including Guwahati under Kamrup (Metro) district. AFP

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Women show their voter cards before casting votes at a polling booth during the state assembly elections in Kharagpur, West Bengal on Monday. PTI

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Among those in the fray on Monday were cabinet ministers Rakibul Hussain, Chandan Sarkar and Nazrul Islam from Congress, AGP leader and former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and BJP national spokesman Sidhartha Bhattacharya. Image courtesy: PIB

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

There are a total of 1,04,35,277 voters eligible to cast their ballot in the second phase. Of these, 50,440,51 voters are women and 22 are third gender. Image courtesy: PIB

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

Voters wait in a long queue to cast votes at a polling booth during the state assembly elections in Kharagpur, West Bengal on Monday. PTI

Assembly elections Voters line up to cast their ballot in Assam West Bengal

The final phase of the Assembly polls closed with 82.02 % of voter turnout at 5 pm. Image Courtesy AFP

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