May 13, 2021

The Times of Bengal

Manusher Sathe,Manusher Pashe

WB Election 2021 LIVE: 6 percent turnout till 5 pm, daytime scattered unrest

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Despite sporadic unrest, the average turnout in the state’s fifth round of voting has remained above 70 per cent. According to the Election Commission, the turnout was 6.36 per cent in six districts of the state till 5 pm. Jalpaiguri, Nadia and East Burdwan – the three districts with over 70 per cent turnout. The lowest turnout was in Kalimpong at 69.56 percent

However, despite the good turnout, unrest has spread across the state throughout the day BJP candidate Raju Banerjee was attacked in Kamarhati this afternoon Trinamool has been accused of throwing bricks in his car

Besides, unrest has also spread in Nadia There are allegations of bombings and shootings in Gayeshpur and Shantipur Trinamool BJP has complained against each other The situation escalated when locals staged a protest against BJP candidate Parno Mitra in Baranagar in North 24 Parganas. Police, Central Force 8 by charging batons



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