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Voting for 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly poll ends: As it happened

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:42
Zee Media Bureau

Kolkata: Voting in 53 constituencies for the fifth phase of gigantic West Bengal Assembly Election is underway on Saturday.

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18:42 PM

Mamata Banerjee is pitted against Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Bose of BJP and Union Minister Deepa Dasmunshi of Congress in Bhawanipur constituency in south Kolkata.​

18:42 PM

Voting for fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections closed in Kolkata. 

18:28 PM

Polling percentage till 3 pm: West Kolkata - 58.05%, South 24 Parganas - 72.46 %, Hooghly- 72.46 % in the 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls.

17:19 PM

Riya Sarkar becomes first transgender presiding officer for a booth in Kolkata for 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls.

17:14 PM

Clashes and poll code violations reported from multiple constituencies of poll-bound West Bengal, at least 27 people arrested. 

17:09 PM

Polling official's daughter allegedly threatened by Trinamool workers in Behala East; the workers threatened her with sexual assault

17:08 PM

Six persons reported to be injured in poll violence in South 24 Parganas; another injury reported from Hooghly district.

16:36 PM

At least 72.19 per cent cast their votes till 3 pm in phase 5 of West Bengal Assembly polls.

16:35 PM

Former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee casts his vote in Kolkata.

15:44 PM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee casts her vote in Kolkata.

First Published: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:46
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