West Bengal Election 2021 Voting Live Updates: In West Bengal, 43 constituencies will go to the polls on Thursday with 306 candidates in the fray in this section. Over one crore voters in West Bengal will determine the political destiny of the candidates. The polls are being held amid a raging pandemic the place India has been seeing document spike in Covid-19 instances every single day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted forward of polling saying, “The people of West Bengal are voting to elect a new assembly. On the sixth phase today, urging those whose seats are polling to exercise their franchise.”
After the violence in the primary 5 polls, safety measures have been heightened. Five folks in Cooch Behar died in the fourth section of polling on April 10. The ballot panel has determined to deploy a minimum of 1,071 corporations of central forces in the sixth section to make sure free and honest voting, he mentioned. It may also put in place measures to make sure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in the course of the voting course of, the official mentioned.