Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (centre)
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (centre)

Chief Election Commissioner, top officials to visit Bengal tomorrow

ANI | Updated: Mar 22, 2021 21:04 IST


New Delhi [India], March 22 (ANI): The Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar will visit West Bengal on Tuesday to review poll preparedness ahead of the first phase of the assembly polls.
"A full bench Commission along with senior officials are going to West Bengal tomorrow to review poll preparedness. It is simply routine work," am Election Commission official told ANI.
The first phase of the West Bengal Assembly polls is scheduled to take place on March 27. The elections for 30 assembly seats will be conducted during the first phase. All the assembly constituencies of the districts of Purulia and Jhargram will go for polls in the first phase. While the segments of Bankura, Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur districts are going to be covered in the first phase of polls.
Meanwhile, central forces have been deployed throughout West Bengal ahead of the polls.
Elections to the 294-member assembly will be held from March 27 to April 29 in eight phases. Results will be declared on May 2. (ANI)

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