Assembly Elections Voting LIVE: 53% turnout in WB, Assam, Puducherry; 39% in Tamil Nadu, 47% in Kerala till 1 PM

Assembly Elections Voting LIVE: Over 20 crore people from Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are voting

Neha Singh Written by April 6, 2021 08:41
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New Delhi:  Voting begins in 475 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, Bengal, Puducherry. The elections for Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu assemblies are being held in a single phase. In Assam, the polling for the third and final phase is going on today. While in West Bengal, the third phase of polling is being held on Tuesday.

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Kerala sees 47.08 polling till 1.30 pm

Puducherry polls: 53.77 pc voter turnout till 1.30 pm

TN polls: 40.39 pc voter turnout till 1:30 pm

West Bengal polls: 53 pc voter turnout till 1:30 pm

Assam records 53.23 pc polling till 1:30 pm, Chirang district witnesses highest voter turnout

WB Assembly polls: 14 pc voter turnout till 9:30 am

Tamil Nadu polls: 13.8 pc voter turnout till 9:30 am

Assam Polls: 12.83 pc voter turnout recorded till 9:30 am

Puducherry polls: 14.01 per cent voter turnout till 9.30 am

Voter turnout in assembly elections till 9.11am: Kerala- 3.21%, Tamil Nadu – 0.24%, Puducherry – 0.38%, West Bengal – 4.88% and Assam – 0.93%

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Former Puducherry CM and Congress leader V.Narayanasamy casts his vote in Puducherry assembly elections

Tapan Sarkar, sector officer of Sector 17 in AC 177 Uluberia Uttar at Howrah district, went with Reserve EVM and slept at a relative’s house. This is a gross violation of EC’s instructions for which he has been suspended and charges will be framed for major punishment: EC

Chennai: DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Siet College, Teynampet

West Bengal Assembly Elections

Polling for the first two phases of the West Bengal elections were held on March 27 and April 1 respectively. The fourth phase of polling will take place on April 10. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

Assam Assembly Elections

Polling for the third and final phase of the tea-garden state of Assam began on Tuesday morning with security arrangements in place.

The main contest is seen to be between the BJP-led NDA and Congress-led Mahajot. There are 79,19,641 general electors in the third phase. Of these, 40,11,539 are males, 39,07,963 are females, and 139 are other genders. The number of service voters stood at 24,460.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections

Polling across 234 assembly constituencies in 38 districts of the state begins at 7 am on Monday. Meanwhile, a total of 3,998 candidates are in the poll fray.

In view of COVID-19, the number of polling stations has been increased to 88,937.

Kerala Assembly Elections

Kerala votes in a single-phase today with results scheduled to be announced on May 2.

Puducherry Assembly Elections

Polling began at 7 am on Tuesday for one of the busiest days in the ongoing Assembly election in all four states and one Union Territory – West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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