81.25 per cent polling in 4th phase
A voter turnout of 81.25 percent was recorded in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly polls covering 49 constituencies spread over two districts, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
While the average polling figure in the 33 North 24 Parganas district constituencies was 82.03 percent, the 16 seats in Howrah district polled 79.67 percent. Basirhat North in North 24 Parganas saw the highest polling figure - 89.51 percent.
The lowest polling was recorded in Howrah North (67.83 percent).
The star-studded Howrah North is witnessing a fight between BJP’s actress-candidate Roopa Ganguly, retired international cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla of Trinamool Congress and Left Front-backed Congress nominee Santosh Pathak.
Kamarhati in North 24 Parganas, from where Madan Mitra is seeking re-election, saw 74.84 percent polling.