Notification for fifth phase of West Bengal polls issuedApril 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 11 (ANI): The notification for the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls was issued on Monday.
The elections in this phase will take place in 38 seats in some parts of West Midnapore, Purulia, Bankura and Burdhaman districts on May 7.
Meanwhile, nomination for fourth phase of elections will be scrutinised today.
Altogether 488 nominations were filed for this phase till last day of filing of nomination.
The elections in this phase will take place in 63 seats in Howrah, Hoogly, East Midnapore districts and Burdwan and Katwa Sub Divisions in Burdwan district on May 3.
The state will have elections in six phases. The first phase of voting will take place on April 18, second phase on April 23, third phase on April 27, fourth phase on May 3, fifth phase on May 7 and sixth phase on May 10.
The total number of assembly constituencies in West Bengal is 294, of which 68 are reserved for the Scheduled Castes and 16 for the Scheduled Tribes.
The Election Commission has said that polling will take place at 51,919 polling stations. (ANI)
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