The polling for the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections commenced on Saturday morning amid tight security and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.
More than 370 candidates, including movie stars, MPs and even a cricketer, are on the ticket in 44 constituencies spread over Cooch Behar and Alipurduar districts in north Bengal and parts of South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hoogly in the state’s south.
The political temperature has upped several notches after Trinamool supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been served two notices by the Election Commission for violating the model code of conduct.
Long queues were seen outside polling stations where voting will continue till 6.30 pm.
Here are some of the photos of West Bengal Assembly Elections, Round 4: