Amid soaring temperatures West Bengal today entered final phase (Sixth) of Assembly Elections and in a bid to keep people motivated Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to cast their votes in maximum numbers.
“As the sixth & final phase of West Bengal Assembly polls gets underway, requesting voters to cast their vote in large numbers,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
The voting for the final phase is currently underway in West Bengal.
Under this phase, 25 Assembly seats, including 16 in Purba Medinipur and nine in Coochbehar districts are going go to polls.
The polling began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m. Barring minor reports of intimidation and prevention of some polling agents at a few booths at Nandigram in Purba Medinipur and Natabari in Coochbehar, moderate to brisk polling has remained peaceful during the initial hour of voting.
Out of the total electors, 27.8 lakh are womem while the third gender constitutes a small minority of 68 voters.