Election Results 2021: Mamata powers TMC to win Bengal for third term, BJP returns in Assam and LDF in Kerala
Though counting of results are still underway in several constituencies, West Bengal, Assam and Kerala were set to beat anti-incumbency, trends showed. Opposition parties are headed for comfortable wins in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
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India on Wednesday saw a record single-day rise of 3,60,960 coronavirus cases, while the toll crossed two lakh following 3,293 fresh fatalities
West Bengal polls: 78.40% turnout in Phase 5 amid sporadic violence; BJP accuses Mamata of trying to 'instigate riots'
Some voters in the Kurulgacha area of the Deganga constituency accused the Central forces of opening fire "to disburse a mob" near a polling booth
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West Bengal election 2021 LIVE Updates: Approximately 78.36 percent voter turnout was recorded till 6.30 pm, as per ECI app. However, this number is likely to go up as the ECI compiles final data from each seat
West Bengal Assembly election voting percentage : 78.36% polling till 6.30 pm; Bidhannagar seat sees lowest turnout at 61%
West Bengal Assembly election voting percentage LIVE: The ECI app data, which had been static since 3.30 pm, finally recorded a considerable spike at 5.30 pm. The app which provides real time update on voter turnout suggested that in fifth phase 78 percent polls were cast until half an hour before polling ended.
Bengal Elections: Voting for 45 seats in phase 5 begins today; over 1 cr voters to decide fate of 342 candidates
The Election Commission has decided to deploy at least 853 companies of central forces to ensure free and fair voting, an official of the poll panel said