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West Bengal panchayat elections: Ballot boxes stolen in Malda during repolling

Following sporadic violence during the West Bengal panchayat elections on May 14, 568 booths in the state are undergoing repolling today.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: May 16, 2018 17:03 IST ]
West Bengal panchayat elections LIVE: Repolling in 568
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West Bengal panchayat elections LIVE: Repolling in 568 booths underway

Following sporadic violence during the West Bengal panchayat elections on May 14, 568 booths in the state held repolling today.  Elaborate security arrangements were made by the state government and police to ensure free and fair polling, a State Election Commission official said. 

Repolling was ordered in 10 booths in Hooghly, 28 booths in West Midnapore, 52 booths in Coochbehar, 63 booths in Murshidabad, 60 booths in Nadia, 59 booths in North 24 Parganas, 55 booths in Malda, 73 booths in Uttar Dinajpur, 26 in South 24 Pargans, among others.

Widespread violence during the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday left at least 12 people dead and 43 injured.

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