Wednesday, May 12, 2021
News

WB polls: COVID positive Cong candidate dies at Kolkata hospital

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Murshidabad (West Bengal) | April 15, 2021 1:14:00 PM IST
Reaul Haque, the Congress candidate from Samsherganj Assembly Constituency in Murshidabad district of poll-bound West Bengal, succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Thursday, sources close to the party said.

As per sources, Haque passed away at a private hospital at around 3 am today. He was undergoing treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.

Samsherganj will go to polls during the fifith phase of the West Bengal Assembly polls.

Meanwhile, the high-decibel campaigning for the fifth phase concluded at 6 pm on Wednesday, as leaders of the political parties taking part in the high-stakes polls left no stone unturned to woo the voters of the state.

Polling for the fifth phase of the West Bengal elections will be conducted on April 17. A total of 319 candidates, including 39 women, will contest for 45 constituencies across six districts - Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Purba Bardhaman. Counting of votes will take place on May 2. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Assam gets first woman Finance Minister...
Maharashtra CM writes to PM Modi to decl...
Delhi CM writes PM Modi, requests to all...
India mostly dependent on other countrie...
India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination ...
11 cases against 21 people registered in...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
BTS to perform 'Butter' for first t... 
Hefazat sub-group 'Manhazi' members... 
Major clashes erupt in Israel's Lod... 
Pakistan's COVID-19 death toll brea... 
Raj announces free ambulance servic... 
Williamson & Co to leave for Englan... 
Buffon to end long stay at Juventus... 
Rome Open: Garbine advances to 2nd ...