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Nandigram witnessed highest polling percentage in recent years

3/04/2021 at 4:49 PM

Kolkata, April 3: Election Commission data on Saturday shows that Nandigram registered a polling percentage of 88.01 while over one-fourth of the booths registered a polling percentage above 90.

East Midnapore district recorded a polling percentage of 87.4 and Nandigram had a voter turnout of 88.01 per cent.

According to the election commission data, 89 of the 355 booths of Nandigram registered a polling percentage above 90.

In the Lok Sabha polls in 2014 and 2019 Nandigram recorded a polling percentage of 85.7 and 85 respectively and in the last Assembly polls it had a polling percentage of 86.9. Only in the 2011 Assembly polls when Mamata Banerjee swept to power riding on the land reforms movement, Nandigram with 88.3 per cent fared better than this election, reported news agency IANS.

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