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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: Election Commission ordered re-polling at Part no 79/80 of Fulbari-1 in Jalpaiguri District. Counting agent of BJP candidate Doli Sutradhar had alleged that he was attacked by TMC supporters who also looted ballot papers at the counting room.

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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: TMC has taken all Zilla Parishads.

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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: TMC is leading in 204 seats of Zilla Parishad and 110 seats of Panchayat Samiti till now.

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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: In all Zilla Parishad seats for which trends are available, the ruling TMC is leading in all of them, except Malda district. In Malda, the BJP and Congress are leading in one seat each.

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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: Congress and independent candidates were not allowed to enter Rajarhat Shiksha Niketan counting centre. At Amta and Howrah, BJP workers also alleged that their party representatives were not allowed to enter counting centres.

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    West Bengal Zilla Parishad Election Results Live Updates: The BJP alleged that its agents were denied entry in counting centres at Amta and Howrah.

Kolkata, May 17: The counting of votes for West Bengal Zilla Parishad election 2018 results has begun. 622 Zilla Parishads across 20 districts of West Bengal went to polls on May 14 for the Panchayati Raj Institutions. 203 Zilla Parishad seats were uncontested. At present, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) controls 90 per cent of the Panchayat seats, apart from all the Zilla Parishads of the state. Catch live updates on West Bengal Zilla Parishad election results here. You can get instant updates on West Bengal Panchayat election results here. Also Read - 'Goondaraj in UP': Opposition Targets Yogi Government After 8 Policemen Killed in Kanpur

Polling for election results of 622 Zilla Parishads was held on May 14 amid widespread violence. The State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday ordered re-polling at 568 panchayat polling booths across 19 districts in the state. Re-polling was held at 73 booths in North Dinajpur district, 63 in Murshidabad, 60 in Nadia, 59 in North 24 Parganas, 55 in Malda and 52 in Cooch Behar. In South 24 Parganas, East Midnapore and South Dinajpur districts, re-polling took place at 26, 23 and 35 booths, respectively. Also Read - Dia Mirza-Vishal Dadlani-Hansal Mehta Call Out BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra's Nasty Tweet Mocking Picture of Dead Kashmiri Citizen

The re-polling on Wednesday recorded a voter turnout of 68 per cent. West Bengal Zilla Parishad election results will be declared by late evening as the elections took place through ballot papers and not EVMs. Currently, the TMC has control over all Zilla Parishads in the state. Voting for the rural bodies in West Bengal was to be held on May 1, 3 and 5, but as the nomination process started in April, it was rescheduled to May 14 by the SEC following a Calcutta High Court order to extend the nomination deadline and announce a fresh polling date. Also Read - Bihar MLC Election 2020: All Nine Candidates Elected Unopposed; Ruling NDA Bags Five Seats