Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage LIVE Updates: 63.04% turnout recorded in Assam till 3.30 pm
Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage LIVE Updates: Nalbari district, with 71 %, witnessed the very best turnout whereas West Karbi Anglong registered the bottom turnout at 57.24 till 3.30 pm
Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage LATEST Updates: As per newest figures from the EC’s voter turnout app, Assam has recorded 63.04 % turnout till 3.30 pm throughout 39 Assembly constituencies the place polling is underway in part II of the elections.
Nalbari district, with 71 %, witnessed the very best turnout whereas West Karbi Anglong registered the bottom turnout at 57.24 till 3.30 pm
In keeping with the Election Fee’s voter turnout app, West Bengal recorded 71.07 % voter turnout till 3.30 pm in part II of the Assembly polls.
As per newest figures from the EC’s voter turnout app, Assam has recorded 49.12 % turnout till 3 pm throughout 39 Assembly constituencies the place polling is underway in part II of the elections.
As per newest figures from the EC’s voter turnout app, Assam has recorded 48.26 % turnout till 2.55 pm throughout 39 Assembly constituencies the place polling is underway in part II of the elections.
As of 1.45 pm. 58.15 % of West Bengal’s voters throughout 30 constituencies that went to the polls in the second part of the Assembly elections have exercised their franchise.
The best turnout of 60.32 % was recorded in Purba Medinipur district, whereas the bottom of 48.13 % was recorded in South 24 Parganas.
Till 1.17, Assam data voter turnout of 43.66 % throughout 39 constituencies which went to the polls in the second part of Assembly elections immediately. Hailakandi district registers highest ballot percentage of 51.51 whereas the bottom is recorded in Bokajan (33.20).
By 12.45 pm, Keshpur (in Paschim Medinipur district) recorded the very best voter turnout in West Bengal, at 42.52 %, whereas Sagar constituency in South 24 Parganas recorded the bottom, with 21 % turnout.
Till 11.42 am, Hojai district in Assam recorded the very best ballot percentage in the state at 33.29 % whereas Dima Hasao, the place a single constituency — Haflong — is voting, noticed a turnout of 19 %. Cachar district recorded a voter turnout of 25.58 %, Darran 26.12 %, Hailakandi 29.05 % and Bokajan 33.20 %.
In keeping with the approximate voter turnout developments launched by the Election Fee till 11.15 am, West Bengal recorded a ballot % of 26.37 whereas Assam noticed 20.07 % turnout.
As of 10.20 am, West Bengal recorded an approximated voter turnout of 15.72 %. In keeping with the approximate voter turnout developments launched by the Election Fee, Indus Assembly constituency ( Bankua district) recorded the very best ballot percentage of 20.37 whereas Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas noticed the bottom at 6.50.
Of the 14 districts voting immediately, Karbi Anglong registered the very best voter turnout at 15.93 % whereas, Morigaon alternatively may handle solely 6.39 %.
As of 10 am, Assam recorded a voting percentage of 10.51 % on Thursday in the course of the second part of Assembly polls.
Of the 4 districts voting immediately, Pashchim Medinipur registered highest turnout at 15.57 % whereas, Bankura was the bottom at 3.74 %.
In keeping with the Election Fee, West Bengal recorded a voter percentage of 10.89 % as of 9.20 am on Thursday in the second part of Assembly polls.
Polling for the second part of Assembly election began in Assam and West Bengal on Thursday. All eyes are on Nandigram the place West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is locked in a fierce status battle with confidante-turned-adversary Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP.
Within the state of Assam, in the meantime, the destiny of 5 ministers, the deputy speaker and some vital opposition faces will likely be determined as 39 seats in Assam go to the polls in the second part.
The state of West Bengal, which has 294 Assembly constituencies, is electing a brand new Assembly throughout an eight-phased election. Elections to the 126-member Assam meeting are being held in three-phases with 79.97 % of the voters exercising their franchise in 47 constituencies in the primary part on 27 March. The third and remaining part elections will likely be held on 6 April for 40 seats.
The counting of votes will likely be carried out on 2 Could after elections have concluded in all 4 states and Union Territory of Puducherry which are due for polls.
A complete of 345 candidates, together with 26 girls, are in the fray in this part, the polling for which will likely be held from 7 am to six pm amid heavy safety and strict COVID-19(*2*) pointers. The ruling BJP is contesting 34 seats, whereas its allies Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and United Individuals’s Social gathering Liberal (UPPL) are combating in six and three seats, respectively.
There are “pleasant contests” between the BJP and the AGP in Patharkandi and Algapur, whereas the BJP is engaged in related fights with the UPPL in Majbat and Kalaigaon.
The Grand Alliance’s Congress is contesting in 28 seats, the AIUDF in seven and Bodoland Peoples’ Entrance (BPF) in 4. The newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) is contesting in 19 seats. There’s a direct contest between the NDA and the Grand Alliance in 25 constituencies, whereas the remainder are witnessing triangular fights.
BJP minister Parimal Suklabaidya is in a direct contest with Congress’s Kamakhya Prasad Mala in Dholai, whereas Deputy Speaker Aminul Haque Laskar of the BJP is in a straight contest with AIUDF’s Karim Uddin Barbhuiyan in Sonai. Minister Pijush Hazarika is locked in a triangular contest with Congress’s Swapan Kumar Mandal and AJP’s Bubul Das from Jagiroad (SC), and his cupboard colleague Bhabesh Kalita is in a direct battle with AJP’s Babul Saharia in the Rangiya constituency.
Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary is combating in opposition to BPF’s Karuna Kanta Swargiary in Paneri, whereas AIUDF’s Sirajuddin Ajmal, a former MP and MLA, is combating the elections in opposition to AGP’s Sadikullah Bhuyan from Jamunamukh.
Former Congress minister Gautam Roy, contesting on a BJP ticket from Katigora, is in a direct battle together with his ex-party colleague Khalliluddin Mazumdar. Gautam’s son Rahul Roy, contesting as an Unbiased, is in a triangular contest with former Congress minister Ajit Singh and sitting BJP MLA Mihir Kanti Shome from Udharbond. Gautam Roy’s daughter-in-law Daisy Roy can also be contesting as an Unbiased from Algapur the place the AGP’s Aftabuddin Laskar and BJP’s Moon Swarnakar, in a ‘pleasant contest’, will battle in opposition to sitting AIUDF MLA Nijamuddin Choudhury.
In Silchar, sitting BJP MLA Dilip Paul, now expelled from the occasion, is contesting as an Unbiased and is locked in a contest with BJP’s Dipayan Chakraborty and Congress’s Tamal Kanti Banik. One other BJP minister, Sum Ronghang, on being denied ticket joined the Congress and is locked in a direct battle in opposition to BJP’s Bidya Sing Engleng in Diphu.
The elections will likely be held amid tight safety with 310 firms of forces being deployed for the second part, an official stated. Round the clock patrolling is being carried out alongside with strict vigil in crucial areas in all of the constituencies unfold over 13 districts in Barak Valley, the Hills districts and elements of Central and Decrease Assam.
A complete of 73,44,631 voters will likely be deciding the destiny of 345 candidates. Of those, 37,34,537 are male and 36,09,959 feminine, whereas 135 are third gender voters. Complete 10,592 polling stations have been arrange in 5,774 premises. There are 556 polling stations the place solely girls officers will likely be deployed, whereas there are 117 mannequin polling stations.
The webcasting facility will likely be obtainable at 5,315 polling stations. Complete 42,368 polling personnel have been deployed for the second part. Of them, 1,516 left for his or her locations on Tuesday itself to achieve polling stations arrange in distant areas, particularly in the three hill districts of Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong, official sources stated.
Postal ballots have been issued to 21,281 folks over 80 years previous, and 5,407 Individuals with Disabilities (PwD). Complete 17,164 voters have been issued these by way of the Electronically Transmitted Postal Poll System (ETPBS).
Polling will likely be held in 30 seats in the second of the eight-phase West Bengal meeting election on Thursday.
The Election Commision has declared as delicate all the ten,620 polling cubicles in 30 constituencies unfold over 4 districts the place polls will likely be held on Thursday.
It has deployed round 651 firms of central power to offer safety, apart from state police personnel at strategic areas in the course of the polling, which is able to start at 7 am.
Greater than 75 lakh voters will resolve the destiny of 191 candidates in the 30 seats unfold throughout 4 districts of Purba and Paschim Medinipur, South 24 Parganas and Bankura.
A complete 199 firms of Central Armed Police Power will likely be deployed in Purba Medinipur, 210 firms in Paschim Medinipur, 170 in South 24 Parganas and 72 in Bankura, the sources stated.
TMC and BJP are contesting in all of the 30 seats, whereas CPM is in the fray in 15 and its alliance companions in the Sanjukta Morcha the Congress and ISF are competing in 13 and two seats respectively.
Polling will happen amid strict COVID-19(*2*) pointers in 9 seats of Paschim Medinipur, eight in Bankura, 4 seats in South 24 Parganas and 9 seats in Purba Medinipur – the house floor Suvendu Adhikari. Nandigram falls inside the Purba Medinipur district.
Of the 30 seats which is able to see voting on Thursday, 23 had been received by TMC in the 2016 Assembly elections, 5 by Left Entrance and Congress and BJP one every. The political equation in the state had modified in 2019 when BJP made huge inroads in the tribal-dominated Janga Mahal area and Medinipur belt by sweeping all of the 5 Lok Sabha seats. The TMC, nevertheless, has been in a position to preserve its dominance in South 24 Parganas district, the place there’s sizeable minority inhabitants.
Within the part 2 polls, Nandigram is hands-down probably the most keenly watched contest which has turned right into a battleground of titans with Banerjee abruptly deciding to change from her Bhowanipur seat in Kolkata to the constituency which is held by Adhikari.
Within the excessive stake ballot battle this time a victory is a should for Banerjee, who’s working for the third successive time period as chief minister, in order that she will be able to lead the federal government and preserve collectively her occasion, which is confronted with exodus. For Adhikari it’s a battle for political survival as a defeat could be a devastating blow and may also put a query mark on his political graph in his new occasion the BJP. For the Congress-Left-ISF alliance candidate Minakshi Mukherjee, the problem is to regain her occasion’s misplaced floor.
One other notable seat going to the ballot in the second part is Sabang, the place TMC has fielded its Rajya Sabha MP Manas Bhunia. He’s up in opposition to TMC turncoat and BJP chief Amulya Maity. Bhunia, a former state Congress president, had received the seat from 1982 till 2016 as Congress nominee earlier than switching over to the TMC in September 2016.
TMC has fielded actor Sayantika Banerjee, a preferred face in the Bengali silver display, from Bankura seat in opposition to BJP’s Niladri Sekhar Dana. The Sanjukta Morcha has fielded Congress candidate Radharani Banerjee.
Within the Debra seat, two former IPS officers will cross swords. One is BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh and the opposite is Humayun Kabir of the TMC. Each had resigned from their senior police posts to hitch energetic politics.
With inputs from PTI
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