Kolkata/Guwahati: The third part of the meeting elections in West Bengal witnessed clashes between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) staff whereas voting within the north-eastern state of Assam was peaceable on Tuesday.
Round 78 p.c voter turnout was recorded in 31 constituencies of West Bengal until 5 p.m. whereas Assam witnessed an estimated 82.33 p.c voter turnout in 40 meeting seats.
The TMC lodged a criticism with the Election Fee alleging the BJP “goons” attacked Sujata Mondal Khan, the occasion’s Arambagh candidate, at a voting sales space in Arandi space of the constituency.
Her safety officer additionally sustained head accidents within the incident which Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee condemned and accused the BJP of making chaos and threatening her occasion supporters in the course of the voting in Arambagh.
In one other incident, a minimum of one particular person was injured when crude bombs had been lobbed exterior a polling station in South 24 Parganas district’s Canning Purba seat. Clashes had been additionally reported from some seats of South 24 Parganas the place a number of individuals had been injured after the TMC and Indian Secular Entrance members got here head to head.
Some stray incidents of violence, nevertheless, passed off in the course of the polling in Assam as properly, however polling had been largely peaceable. The state’s Golokgunj meeting constituency witnessed clashes between two teams following which the police intervened and fired within the air to disperse the group.
In one other incident, the safety personnel had been attacked at a polling sales space in Bilasipara West seat over distribution of free masks. The police later baton-charged these indulging within the violence to carry the scenario underneath management.
Voting for the West Bengal Meeting elections is being held in eight phases. The outcomes for each West Bengal and Assam can be declared on Might 2.