A differently-abled voter comes out with a relative after voting in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district. (Photo: PTI)

Congress chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala. (Photo: PTI)

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Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

A view of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building seen from Cuffe Parade. (Photo: Shripad Naik)

Women polling team wait for a transport with voting machines ahead of fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections. ---PTI

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gestures during her election campaign in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat addressing a press conference in Dehradun. (Photo: PTI)

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