West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Bengal Votes In Phase 6 Amid Covid Shadow: See Pics

In Pics: Bengal Votes In Phase 6 Amid Covid Shadow

Over 1.03 crore voters are eligible to vote in this phase of the election.

The sixth phase of assembly elections in Bengal are being held in the shadow of spiralling Covid cases. In a first, Bengal has crossed the 10,000-mark, logging 10,748 fresh cases. 43 assembly seats across four districts are up for polls in this phase.

0em5fd4oBJP national vice president Mukul Roy, who is contesting from the Krishnanagar Uttar Assembly constituency in Nadia district, is among the most high-profile candidate in this phase.

People queue up to cast their vote at a polling booth in Islampur, Uttar Dinajpur district.

Over 1.03 crore voters including 50.65 lakh women and 256 of the third gender are eligible to vote in this phase of the election. As many as 14,480 polling stations have been designated for the sixth phase.

18pclts8West Bengal BJP vice president Arjun Singh casts vote at booth number 144 in Jagatdal of North 24 Parganas. His son and party’s candidate from Bhatpara, Pawan Singh has also voted.

People queue up outside polling station number 116 in Jagatdal constituency

In this phase, polling will be held in 43 constituencies in four districts to decide the fate of a total of 306 candidates including 27 women. Among the 43 constituencies, nine are in Uttar Dinajpur, eight in Purba Bardhaman, nine in Nadia, and 17 are in the North 24 Parganas district.

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