Assembly elections 2021: The first phase of voting began in West Bengal and Assam today. Today, votes are cast for 30 seats in Parliament in 5 districts in West Bengal and 47 seats in Assam. Prime Minister Modi appealed to voters in Assam and West Bengal to vote in record numbers for the first phase of the House of Representatives elections today. According to ANI, people appeared in lines early in the morning to vote.
Voting in the first phase of the Majlis elections will take place in the Borolia district of West Bengal. Thermal screening is also performed for people coming to the polling station. Meanwhile, a large number of people arrived in the morning at the polling station in Rubahi, Nagun district, Assam, to vote in the first phase of the assembly elections.
Outside a polling station at JP Nagar Dibrugarh, Assam, a large number of people are seen waiting in their turn to vote. 47 seats are being voted for in the first round of the House of Representatives elections in Assam today. The National Chairman of the BJP, JB Nada, said the vote is “the first round of voting in the Bengal House elections today”. Your vote will write the future of your country and the future of your country. I urge all voters to ensure that they participate in this festival of democracy, while taking precautions related to COVID-19. ”
“Today is the first stage of voting in the Assam assembly elections. I ask all voters to participate in this sacred democratic holiday in greater numbers and create a new register to vote. Also consider wearing masks and socializing. Stay away,” Nada said.
Tight security arrangements in Bengal
Strong security arrangements have been made for the first phase of voting in Bengal. 684 companies were deployed from the Central Force. There are 185 companies in Purulia, 144 in Jhargram, 148 in East Medinipur, 124 in West Medinipur, and 83 in Bankura. A total of 10,288 polling booths were built in Raja in the first phase. Purulia has the largest number of 3,127 polling booths. 2,437 stalls were set up in the east of Medinipur and 2,089 stalls in the west of Medinipur. There are 1,328 polling booths in Pankora and 1,307 in Jargram. “