West Bengal Assembly elections, phase two: As it happened

The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections began here on Sunday. 383 candidates including 33 women are in the fray for the 56 seats spread in seven districts.​ Here are all the LIVE updates:-

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 21:44

Birbhum: The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections began here on Sunday. 383 candidates including 33 women are in the fray for the 56 seats spread in seven districts.​ Here are all the LIVE updates:-

17 April 2016, 19:38 PM

In the notice, time given by Commission to Mamata Banerjee was April 16, the reply came yesterday: Election Commission.

17 April 2016, 19:38 PM

District administration has informed that legal action has already been initiated against Anubrata Mandal: ECI.

17 April 2016, 19:38 PM

We've recieved reply from Chief Secretary. It is under consideration of Election Commission: Sandeep Saxena on notice íssued to Mamata Banerjee.

17 April 2016, 19:37 PM

Poll percentage reported at 5 pm in second phase of WB polls is 79.70%: Sandeep Saxena, Election Commission.

17 April 2016, 16:37 PM

70.33% voter turnout has been recorded till 3 PM

 

17 April 2016, 15:24 PM

We've demanded that State Election Commissioner of WB be changed: Bhupender Yadav(BJP) after BJP delegation meeting with Election Commission

17 April 2016, 14:12 PM

55.94% voter turnout has been recorded till 1 PM

 

17 April 2016, 12:50 PM

WATCH: Clash between CPI(M), TMC workers outside a Malda booth during West Bengal Assembly elections

17 April 2016, 12:47 PM

Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal casts his vote in Birbhum

 

17 April 2016, 12:46 PM

BJP delegation to meet Election Commission at 1 PM today over Birbhum incident 

 

17 April 2016, 12:46 PM

39.23% voter turnout recorded till 11 AM

 

17 April 2016, 10:51 AM

21.79% voter turnout recorded in first 2 hours in second phase of West Bengal Assembly elections 

17 April 2016, 10:27 AM

Three injured after clash between TMC, CPI(M) and BJP workers near a polling station in Birbhum (WB); injured taken to hospital

17 April 2016, 10:21 AM

Congress MPs Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury and Mausam Benazir Noor cast their votes in Malda for 2nd phase of WB polls

 

17 April 2016, 09:22 AM

Three injured in clash between Congress, BJP, CPI (M) workers

Despite the heavy security deployed in the region with the second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections underway, clashes broke out between different party workers here today in which at least three people were injured. A violent scuffle broke out between Trinamool Congress, Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Bharatiya Janata Party workers near a polling station in Birbhum.

17 April 2016, 09:20 AM

Congress-Left's election office in North Dinajpur vandalized Saturday night

 

17 April 2016, 09:01 AM

Voting at two polling stations in Malda was delayed by 20 minutes due to technical problem in EVM.

17 April 2016, 08:56 AM

Besides the general and Police observers, 1563 micro observers will keep watch during the polling.

17 April 2016, 08:54 AM

More than 13 thousand 600 polling stations have been put up including 311 model booths.

17 April 2016, 08:53 AM

About One crore 21 lakh people are enrolled for the second round of polling to vote for 5 constituencies in Alipurduar, 7 in Jalpaiguri, 6 in Darjeeling, 9 in Uttar Dinajpur, 6 in Dakshin Dinajpur, 12 in Malda and 11 in Birbhum districts.

17 April 2016, 08:52 AM

383 candidates including 33 women are in the fray for the 56 seats spread in seven districts.

17 April 2016, 08:52 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all voters to turn out in large numbers.

17 April 2016, 08:51 AM

The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections began here on Sunday with beefed up security, including adequate deployment of Central paramilitary forces.

 

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