New Delhi, Apr 17 (MNN) The Election Commission of India said on Saturday that 78.36 per cent voting was recorded in the Phase 5 Assembly elections in West Bengal till 5 pm, including a large turnout of women.
Voting was held at 15,789 polling stations in 45 Assembly constituencies in a peaceful manner, including bye-elections in 2 parliamentary constituencies and 12 Assembly constituencies across 10 states.
Polling in 56-Samserganj and 58-Jangipur Assembly constituencies in West Bengal and bypoll for 110-Pipili Assembly seat in Odisha stood adjourned, the poll panel added.
As many as 8,266 of the 15789 polling stations were monitored live through webcasting.
A candidate in Noksen (ST) Assembly bypoll in Nagaland was declared elected unopposed.
“Polling in 15,789 polling stations spread across 45 Assembly constituencies in West Bengal Phase V elections; bye-elections in 2 parliamentary seats and 12 Assembly constituencies across 10 states conducted peacefully today,” ECI spokesperson Sheyphali Sharan also tweeted.