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West Bengal polls: Voting for 49 seats in fourth phase held

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Monday, April 25, 2016 - 07:12
Zee Media Bureau
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Kolkata: Amidst unprecedented security to preempt any violence, polling for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls which will seal the fate of a number of Trinamool Congress ministers, began Monday morning.

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07:12 AM

People queue up outside a polling station in Howrah as voting begins for 4th phase of Bengal election.

07:01 AM

Polling begins for 49 constituencies in fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls.

06:43 AM

People queue up in large numbers across polling booths in Salt Lake.

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The Trinamool Congress led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is considered to be very strong in the Howrah and North 24 Parganas.

Across 49 seats in North 24 Parganas, Bidhannagar and Howrah district, a total of 1.08 crore voters will exercise their franchise in about 12,500 polling stations from 7 am to 6 pm.

Prominent TMC candidtates: Amit Mitra, Purnendu Basu, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Bratya Basu, Jyotipriyo Mullick and Aroop Roy.

While Trinamool and the Bharatiya Janata Party are contesting in all the constituencies, the Left Front constituents and the Congress are contesting 46 seats.

Kamarhati constituency is hogging the limelight is, from where Saradha scam accused Madam Mitra, now in custody, is in the race on a Trinamool ticket.

First Published: Monday, April 25, 2016 - 07:13
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