Busiest polling day: Bumper voting turnout in 475 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, Bengal, Puducherry
Bumper voting turnout 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.
New Delhi: Bumper voting 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.
Polling held for a total of 475 of the total 824 assembly constituencies across the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and the Union territory of Puducherry.
While for West Bengal, the day marks the third in an eight-phase election, in Assam it is the third and final phase of voting. The remaining states/UT –Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are witnessing a single-phase polling. Counting for all the polls will be held on May 2.
Assam: Final phase polling of Assam Assembly Elections for 31 constituencies held on Tuesday, 78.94 % voter turnout till 6 pm.
The term of the 14th legislative assembly of Assam is up to May 31, 2021. The Assembly elections for 126 seats are being held in three phases. First phase took place on March 27, second phase took place on April 1 and the final phase of the Assam polls is being held today.
Kerala: Single phase polling of Kerala Assembly Elections for 140 constituencies held on Tuesday, 69.94% voter turnout till 6 pm.
The election for 140-member Kerala Assembly in 14 districts is held in a single phase on April 6.
The tenure of the 14th Kerala legislative assembly will come to an end on June 1, 2021. A total of 2,67,88,268 electors will elect the candidates in Kerala for the 15th legislative assembly.
For Assembly poll 2021, the number of polling booths in Kerala has been extended from 21,498 to 40,771. The counting of votes will be held on May 2.
Puducherry: Single phase polling of Puducherry Assembly Elections for 30 constituencies held on Tuesday, 77.90 % voter turnout till 6 pm.
Polling for 30 assembly seats in Puducherry held today. Of the 30 Assembly seats, five are reserved for the Scheduled Caste candidates. As many as 10,02,589 electors will choose the candidates for the 15 legislative Assembly of Puducherry.
The Congress-led government in the Union Territory fell before completing its five-year term under the Chief Minister V Narayansamy.
Tamil Nadu: Single phase polling of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections for 234 constituencies held on Tuesday, 65.08 % voter turnout till 6 pm.
Tamil Nadu assembly elections is held today in a single phase.
The term of the fifteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu is ending on May 2. As many as 6,28,23,749 electors will choose candidates for the sixteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu.
West Bengal: Third phase polling of Kerala Assembly Elections for 31 constituencies held on Tuesday, 77.68 % voter turnout till 6 pm.
In the high stake West Bengal polls, voting for this phase held in 31 Assembly constituencies in three districts - eight in Hooghly, seven in Howrah and 16 in South 24 Parganas.
There are 205 candidates in the fray in this round of polling, with Diamond Harbour having the maximum number of candidates at 11.