Nearly 80% voter turnout in West Bengal polls
Around 80% voter turnout was recorded till 5 pm (local time) in Phase 6 of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Polling was conducted at as many as 14,480 polling stations. A total of 306 candidates, including 27 women, are contesting from 43 constituencies in four districts, namely Uttar Dinajpur, Purba Bardhaman, Nadia, and North 24 Parganas. Phase 7 of the election is slated for 26 April.