Pics: Second Phase Of Voting For West Bengal And Assam Assembly Elections Begins
The polling will continue till 6 pm as the duration has been extended by an hour to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.Polling began at 7 am today for for 30 constituencies, including the high-profile Nandigram seat, in the second phase of the West Bengal assembly elections and for 39 seats in the second phase of assembly elections in Assam amid tight security, officials said. The fate of 345 candidates, including 26 women, is being decided by over 73.44 lakh Assam voters in this phase. More than 75 lakh voters will decide the fate of 191 candidates in 30 constituencies of West Bengal, as eyes are set on Nandigram where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting against her former lieutenant and BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari.
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