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After remaining stateless for decades, this 103-year-old enclave dweller voted for the first time

After remaining stateless for decades, this 103-year-old encla...

In a virtual no-man's land ever since India became independent in 1947, more than 9,000 persons living in 51 enclaves in Coochbehar district, West Bengal, exercised their franchise for the first time on May 5. Excitement is palpable among the ..., 2 weeks ago
First-time flourish fills enclave booths The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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Malpractice glare on Ghosh & Guha

Voters queue up in front of Monseb Sewraguri Primary School in Dinhata, Cooch Behar, to cast their votes on Thursday. Picture by Main Uddin Chisti Cooch Behar, May 5: Trinamul MLA Rabindranath Ghosh was seen threatening a sector officer in Cooch ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago 245 Dinhata residents to cast votes for first time in Bengal  Ani News2 weeks ago

West Bengal poll phase 6: 84.24% turnout

Kolkata, May 5: Twenty-five constituencies in West Bengal go to polls on Thursday (May 5) in the seventh (technically sixth) phase of this year's Assembly election. The 25 seats are in Cooch Behar (eight), Alupurduar (one) and East Midnapore ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago 33 with criminal cases, 15 multi-millionaires in West Bengal last phase polls  Gulf News3 weeks ago West Bengal polls 2016: List of 25 constituencies going to polls on May 5  Oneindia3 weeks ago

Youngsters of former enclaves bank on internet to fight for rights

Kolkata, May 5 Rapturous with excitement after their first vote, a group of youngsters in the erstwhile enclaves of West Bengal's Cooch Behar district have once again turned to the World Wide Web to fight for their rights. The youths, who ...
 ProKerala.com2 weeks ago

Enclave dwellers were Toba Tek Singhs for many years: Goutam Ghose

Kolkata, May 5 National Award winning filmmaker Goutam Ghose says the dwellers of the erstwhile enclaves, who exercised their voting rights for the first time on Thursday as Indian citizens, "were all like Toba Tek Singhs for many years", ...
 ProKerala.com2 weeks ago

Almost 62 % voter turnout in first 6 hours in WB assembly polls

Nearly 62 per cent of the electorate voted on Thursday in the first six hours in 25 constituencies in Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts during the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal assembly polls. The voting began at 7 am in nine ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago Nearly 62 percent turnout in Bengal polls  ProKerala.com2 weeks ago

WB's 103-year-old Asgar Ali casts vote for first time in life

DINHATI: For the last several decades 103-year-old Asgar Ali had been waiting patiently for this moment in his life when his voice is heard in the formation of a government. Early morning today, he fulfilled his dream as he walked out of a polling ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Centenarian casts his vote for first time in life  Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Cooch Behar ready for close contest

Udayan Guha and Akshay Thakur Cooch Behar, May 4: The district is gearing up for a close fight between Forward Bloc and Trinamul nominees with the former trying to win back its bastion and the latter trying to bag it like last time. As around ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

WB polls last phase: 33 with criminal c... WB polls last phase: 33 with criminal cases, 15 crorepatis

At least 33 candidates have criminal cases pending against them while 15 candidates are crorepatis of the 170 contestants in the fray in the sixth and last phase of the West Bengal assembly elections. Twenty five constituencies spread across the ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com2 weeks ago 33 with criminal cases, 15 crorepatis in Bengal last phase polls  ProKerala.com3 weeks ago

West Bengal polls: Parties scramble to take credit for resolving enclave issues

Coochbehar: With the residents of 51 enclaves all set to vote in West Bengal for the first time since Independence on Thursday, the newvoters are being aggressively wooed by various politicalparties, who are taking credit for resolving the 68-year ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
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