Kolkata, Apr 28 (ANI): The full bench of the Election Commission (EC) today arrived in Kolkata to oversee the poll preparedness for the last three phases of the West Bengal assembly polls.
After reaching the city, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi and the other two Election Commissioners, V.S. Sampath and H.S. Brahma met the representatives of nine registered political parties.
The bench of the Commission will meet the district administration of seven districts who are going for polls in the remaining three phases.
They will also hold meeting with the district magistrates, police superintendents, DIGs and IGs of police and divisional commissioners of the seven districts, Howrah, Hooghly, East Midnapore, Burdwan, and Maoist-infested West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia, which will go to polls in fourth, fifth and sixth phases.
The first and second phase of voting took place on April 18 and 23 respectively.
Around seventy seven per cent voting was recorded in the third phase of West Bengal assembly polls in 75 seats covering Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas districts, which took place on Wednesday.
The fourth phase will take place on May 3, fifth phase on May 7 and sixth phase on May 10. (ANI)