In West Bengal , on April 11 , in 2 poll booths repoll will take place because of the failure of the electronic voting machine in phase one of the assembly elections said by an Election Commission official.
Dibyendu Sarkar, additional chief electoral officer said that in two booths, one Vivekanda Sikhshya Niketan Room No. 2, in West Midnapore and second in Ranibandh Girls Higher Secondary School, in Bankura on April 11 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. poll has been re-scheduled due to the failure of electronic voting machine.
On April 11 , in 31 assembly constituencies , polls of the second part of first phase , voters will be casting votes again.
On April 4 , in 18 constituencies , in Bengal assembly polls , 84 per cent votes have been casted in these constituencies, announced by the poll panel. For 18 seats polling was held, 9 in Purulia, 3 in Bankura , and 6 in West Medinipur.
On the day of polling, 80.92 turnout tentative percentage was declared, intially by the Election Commission.
The intial figures are tentative and since the voting was still continued even after 6.30 pm, the rate of percentage rose said by Sarkar.
“The initial figure is an indicative figure” which is based on the submission data of the returning officers as per on time and instructions. In those areas, it took some time to collate the data as connectivity.