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Voting for Panchayat Elections Continues Amid Violence in West Bengal

Panchayat Elections in West Bengal

Panchayat Elections in West Bengal are going to be held on 8th July i.e. today amidst security arrangements amid pre-poll violence. The State Election Commission (SEC) has taken proactive steps by deploying additional central forces to maintain law and order during the elections.

This step has been taken in response to the incidents of Violence during the campaign period before the rural elections in the state. The polling process will be in a single phase, with the counting of votes taking place on July 11.

During the Panchayat elections in 2018, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by Mamata Banerjee managed to secure 34% of the seats without any contest. However, the elections were also overshadowed by disturbing incidents of violence that marred the electoral process.

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