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West Bengal Polls LIVE: Chaos, violence cloud voting; 80% turnout till 5 pm

West Bengal election 2021 LIVE updates: 72 per cent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm. TMC and BJP are contesting in all the 30 seats. Stay tuned for LIVE updates on West Bengal election 2021 Phase 2

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West Bengal Assembly polls | Elections in India | Suvendu Adhikari

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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West Bengal election
West Bengal Assembly election
West Bengal election 2021: After three months of a relentless, high-pitch campaign by both West Bengal Chief Minister of the Trinamool (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate Suvendu Adhikari, who switched to the party months before the election, a polarised Nandigram will cast its vote today along with 29 other constituencies in the 2nd phase of West Bengal election 2021.

Phase 2 polling is underway and 72 per cent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm, according to EC.

Districts going to polls in Phase 2 include 24 Parganas Part-1, Bankura Part-2, Paschim Midnapore Part-2, and East. The voting will end at 6 pm. More than 75 lakh voters will decide the fate of 191 candidates.

and are contesting in all the 30 seats while CPM is in the fray in 15 and its alliance partners of Sanjukta Morcha — the and ISF — are competing in 13 and two seats, respectively.

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