Over 79% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 PM In Phase 6 Of Bengal Polls

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Over 79% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 PM In Phase 6 Of Bengal Polls.

New Delhi:

The sixth part of the West Bengal meeting election held on Thursday for 43 seats recorded a voter turnout of 79.09 per cent until 5 pm, the Election Commission (EC) stated.

A complete of seven,466 out of the 14,480 polling stations throughout the constituencies had been monitored stay by webcasting, at the same time as drones had been used to maintain a watch over the vote proceedings, the EC stated in a press release.

During the continued elections in West Bengal, a file seizure of Rs 316.47 crore has already been reported until Thursday.

It consists of seizure of money, liquor, narcotics, freebies, and it’s over seven occasions the overall seizure of Rs 44.33 crore made within the 2016 meeting polls, the assertion stated.

A complete of 14,480 Ballot Units (BUs), and as many Control Units (CUs) and VVPATs had been used throughout this part.

“Non-functioning rate of EVMs and VVPATs during the poll is comparable to what was experienced in the last few polls,” the assertion stated.

A CU, no less than one BU and a VVPAT makes for one EVM.

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