Voting for the West Bengal Assembly elections, which lasted for more than a month, has ended in Corona. The first round of voting in 294 assembly constituencies in the state began on March 27.
Voting took place in eight rounds, the last of which was on Thursday. In this phase, polling was held in 35 constituencies of Malda, Murshidabad, Birbhum and North Kolkata districts.
Voting begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. The total number of voters in this phase was 84 lakh 93 thousand 255 people. The total number of candidates is 283. Out of a total of 753 companies in the eighth phase, only 641 companies were in charge of booth security.
Re-election was also held in this phase at booth number 126 of Sitalkuchi assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district. Voting at the polling station was suspended on April 10 due to violence and deaths in the fourth phase.
On the other hand, polling in two constituencies of Murshidabad district, Samserganj and Jangipur, has been suspended due to the death of two different party candidates. Voting will take place there on May 16. The count will take place on May 19.