The sixth section of the West Bengal assembly election held on Thursday for 43 seats recorded a voter turnout of 79.09 for every cent till 5 pm, the Election Fee (EC) explained. A whole of 7,466 out of the 14,480 polling stations across the constituencies have been monitored live by way of webcasting, even as drones were made use of to maintain a look at over the vote proceedings, the EC mentioned in a statement.
During the ongoing elections in West Bengal, a file seizure of Rs 316.47 crore has by now been noted till Thursday. It contains seizure of hard cash, liquor, narcotics, freebies, and it is around seven occasions the overall seizure of Rs 44.33 crore made in the 2016 assembly polls, the assertion explained.
A complete of 14,480 Ballot Units (BUs), and as quite a few Manage Models (CUs) and VVPATs were applied through this phase. “Non-performing level of EVMs and VVPATs during the poll is equivalent to what was expert in the past number of polls,” the statement said. A CU, at minimum a single BU and a VVPAT makes for 1 EVM.
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