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West Bengal polls: Overall polling percentage recorded in 25 constituencies in final phase till 5 pm is 84.24%, says EC

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:21
Zee Media Bureau

Voting for West Bengal assembly polls for the sixth and final phase began at 7 am on Thursday for 25 constituencies in the two districts of East Midnapore and Coochbehar amidst strict security. Here are the updates.

Latest Updates

19:21 PM

Overall polling percentage recorded in 25 constituencies in 6th and final phase of West Bengal Assembly election till 5 pm is 84.24%: EC

18:30 PM

While East Midnapore district recorded 75.19 percent polling, 72.31 percent votes were cast in Cooch Behar. The overall average till 3 PM was 74.15 percent.

18:29 PM

An electorate of over 58 lakh is eligible to cast ballots at 6,774 polling stations till 6 PM in 25 constituencies.

18:28 PM

For the first time since Independence, 9,776 residents of border enclaves in Cooch Behar are exercising their franchise, made possible by the formal inclusion of the enclaves in the Indian territory last year.

14:19 PM

Overall poll percentage for the sixth phase in West Bengal elections at 1 pm is 61.88%, reports ANI.

11:57 AM

45.88 percent recorded till 11 am in the sixth and final phase of West Bengal Assembly elections.

11:54 AM

Murshidabad Trinamool Congress district secretary Subir Sarkar shot at in Baharampur. He has been admitted to a hospital with serious injuries.

11:04 AM

103-year-old Asgar Ali casts his vote at a polling booth in Dinhata, Cooch Behar.

10:34 AM

West Bengal Assembly polls: 23.46 percent polling recorded till 9 am in the final phase.

09:40 AM

PM Narendra Modi requests voters to cast their vote in large numbers in the ongoing West Bengal polls.

First Published: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:21
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