Nearly 83% Votes Casted In Fourth Phase In WB


Kolkata: The Election Commission on Tuesday said that an average of about 82.77 per cent votes casted during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election in West Bengal.

According to the EC official, the final turn out percentage of Ranaghat and Krishananagar will come out within few days. On the other hand, the polling percentage was 79.41 in Baharampur, 84.75 in Burdwan East, 82.57 in Burdwan-Durgapur, 76.62 in Asansol, 85.70 in Bolpur and 85.28 in Birbhum constituencies, Additional Chief Electoral Officer Sanjoy Basu told. According to Voter Turnout app of the commission, polling was recorded 83.77 per cent in Krishnanagar and 84.19 per cent in Ranaghat.

“The commission received about 12,629 complaints on our portals till Tuesday while about 173 of them are in the process disposal. About 9,798 grievances were registered in cVigil app and the poll panel had addressed most of the complaints, but around 31 of them are yet to be disposed of,” he said.