First phase of polls in Bengal,Assam today

The process to elect new lawmakers to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam and West Bengal will get
under way on Saturday, with 47 seats in Assam and 30 in West Bengal going to the polls in the first phase.
While Assam will have a three­ phase polling, the high­stakes battle for West Bengal will see an eightphase election.
Amid unprecedented security arrangements across five districts of West Bengal, more than 73 lakh voters, including 37.5 lakh men and 36.2 lakh women, will decide the fate of 191 candidates.

Author: UINDO

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