Polling ends in West Bengal

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Kolkata, Apr 4: Polling came to an end on Monday evening in 18 assembly constituencies in the Maoist-affected western districts of West Bengal.

While the scheduled time for conclusion of polls was 4 p.m. in 13 constituencies identified as Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas, the election timing officially got over at 6 p.m. in the other five seats.

Polling ends in Bengal

However, there were queues of people in a number of booths even after the scheduled end of polling.

Read More: West Bengal poll Live updates: Average 75.24% turnout till 3 pm

As per the Election Commission, the voting percentage was 80.44 in West Midnapore, 79.48 in Purulia and 78.13 in Bankura till 5 p.m.


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