West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Sixth phase polling, Trinamool-BJP supporters clash in Barrackpore

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-22 12:38:10 IST

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The voting for the sixth phase of the Bengal Assembly elections is going on in the midst of the havoc of Corona. During this time, there are reports of violence from many places. There is news of conflict in Trinamool-BJP supporters in Barrackpore. The police resorted to lathicharge to control the situation.

Voting for the sixth phase of the Bengal assembly elections is going on amid the havoc of the Corona transition. During this time, news of violence is coming from many places. There is news of conflict in Trinamool-BJP supporters in Barrackpore. 

The police resorted to lathicharge to control the situation. There is news of an attack on a BJP leader and his family in North 24 Parganas. At the same time, there are reports of vandalism in BJP's booth camp in Barrackpore municipality area. Let us know that votes are being cast for 43 assembly seats in the four districts of the state. 

These districts are North 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Uttar Dinajpur, Nadia and East Bardhaman. During this time, about 1.03 crore voters will decide the political fate of 306 candidates. 1,071 companies of central forces are deployed. Voting is going on at a total of 14,480 polling booths. In view of Corona's increasing infection, health guidelines are being followed at all polling stations. 

In Barrackpore, the Trinamool-BJP supporters clashed, the police had to lathi-charge to control the situation. According to the Election Commission, in the sixth phase polling, 37.60 per cent of the votes have been recorded till 11 am amidst sporadic violence. In Nadia, polling was 38.09, in North 24 Parganas 32.91, in East Bardhaman 41.05 and in North Dinajpur 40.98 percent.

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