Bengal panchayat elections: Repolling to take place on July 10

NEW DELHI: Repolling for the

West Bengal panchayat elections

will be done on

July 10

in all booths where voting has been declared void, the

State Election Commission

(SEC) said on Sunday.
Repolling will be held in Nadia Purulia, Malda, Murshidabad,


, Jalpaiguri as well as North and South 24 Parganas in West Bengal.

The SEC, which held a meeting on Sunday evening, went through reports of vote-tampering and violence which affected polling in many places, and passed the order, an official said.

Among districts where repolling was announced, Murshidabad has the highest number of booths at 175, followed by Malda with 112.
Violence-hit Nadia will see repolling in 89 booths, while North and South 24 Parganas districts will witness repolling in 46 and 36 booths respectively.
(With inputs from agencies)

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