Bengal municipal elections: Counting for seven civic bodies begins today

May 17 2017
Bengal municipal elections: Counting for seven civic bodies begins today

Seven municipal corporations in West Bengal witnessed polling this week,and all votes will be counted on Wednesday. Polling took place on Sunday at all seven centres — Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, and Mirik in the hills of north Bengal, and Domkal in Murshidabad district, Pujali in South 24-Parganas district, and Raiganj in North Dinajpur.

Security is being beefed up at all counting centres.

"We will have 1-2 wards per table and there will be 16 tables. Counting centres for Mirik and Kurseong will be the SDO office; for Darjeeling, counting will be conducted at St Roberts High School, and it will be Kalimpong College for Kalimpong," sources in the administration said.An average of 74 percent votes were polled in the seven municipalities.

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