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West Bengal polls 2021 phase two voting: Check schedule, seats, and timings

Elections to the 294-member West Bengal Assembly is being conducted in eight phases

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BS Web Team & PTI  |  New Delhi 

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The ruling TMC and the opposition BJP are in a fierce fight in the state elections | Photo: Business Standard

Election 2021: The second phase of in will be held on Thursday. More than 7.5 million voters will decide the fate of 191 candidates in 30 seats, even as all eyes are set on the high-profile constituency where Chief Minister is pitted against her former follower Suvendu Adhikari.

All 10,620 booths where polling will be held this phase have been declared as sensitive by the Election Commission, which has deployed around 651 companies of central forces to provide security, a PTI report said.

Besides, the state police will also be deployed at strategic locations during the polling which will begin at 7 am. A total of 199 companies of Central Armed Police Force will be deployed in Purba Medinipur, 210 companies in Paschim Medinipur, 170 in South 24 Parganas and 72 in Bankura.

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First Published: Wed, March 31 2021. 18:54 IST
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