Notification for the fourth phase of WB elections issued

The Election Commission on Thursday notified the fourth phase of West Bengal elections in 63 assembly seats of south Bengal.

Last Updated: Apr 07, 2011, 23:54 PM IST

Kolkata: The Election Commission on Thursday
notified the fourth phase of West Bengal elections in 63
assembly seats of south Bengal.

The notification was issued for 63 seats in Howrah,
Hooghly and East Midnapore districts and Katwa and Burdwan
subdivision in Burdwan district, Additional Chief Electoral
Officer N K Sahana told reporters here.

For the fourth phase of the polls on May 3, the last
date for the filing nomination is April 14 and last date of
withdrawal April 18. Scrutiny would be held on April 16,
Sahana said.

Asked about deployment of forces for the fourth phase
of elections, Sahana said "The specific number of deployment
of forces will be kept secret, but there will be more than
adequate deployment so that people can exercise their
franchise freely and safely."

PTI