West Bengal Elections, Section 5 Polling: The political destiny of over 300 candidates might be selected Saturday when West Bengal votes within the fifth section of the meeting elections.
The polling will begin at 7 am and conclude at 6 am amid tight safety preparations and Covid-19 tips put in place by the Election Fee. Safety preparations have been elevated for this section in view of the violence in in Cooch Behar throughout voting within the fourth section.
A complete of 45 constituencies, together with 16 seats in North 24 Parganas, eight every in Purba Bardhaman and Nadia, seven in Jalpaiguri, 5 in Darjeeling and one in Kalimpong district, will vote on this section.
This section is essential for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), which is aiming to higher its tally of 32 seats gained within the final meeting elections. The Bharatiya Janata Occasion leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, have campaigned extensively for this section in a bid to make sure the saffron occasion’s victory within the TMC-ruled state.
In the meantime, the Election Fee has curtailed the marketing campaign timing for remaining three phases of West Bengal meeting elections whereas taking a severe view towards the repeated violations of Covid-19 norms by political leaders, campaigners and candidates.
The ballot physique has prolonged the silence interval from 48 hours to 72 hours. The Election Fee has additionally banned campaigning from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. starting at this time.
Over 78 p.c voter turnout was recorded within the fourth section. West Bengal is voting in eight phases this time. The outcomes might be declared on Might 2.