Bypolls are currently underway in three assembly constituencies in West Bengal – Bhabanipur, Samserganj, and Jangipur; as well as one other constituency in Odisha – Pipili.
The voter turnout of 78.60%%, 76.12% and 53.32% were recorded till 5 pm in Samserganj, Jangipur polls and Bhabanipur bypoll, respectively. Besides, 68.40% voter turnout was recorded till 5 pm in the Pipili assembly bypoll.
Bye-Election Pipili AC 30.09.2021 (5PM Voter Turnout) pic.twitter.com/3UXi1r3l0a
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All eyes are on the Bhabanipur by-election, which will decide Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s fate as chief minister.
According to the schedule issued by the Election Commission earlier this month, the nearly 12-hour process of voting began across the assembly segments at 7 am on September 30, while the votes will be counted in all these seats on October 3.