Amid surging cases of COVID-19, over 84 lakh voters in West Bengal are exercising their voting right today. decide the political fate of 283 candidates on 35 assembly constituencies that will go to polls in the eighth and final phase.
Voting is ongoing at 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 assembly constituencies with all the covid protocols issued by the election commission of India.
At the time of writing this report, the voting percentage recorded is 56.19% for the eight and final phase of polls.
The counting of votes would take place on May 2.