In the city's Beliaghata area, clashes broke out between two groups of people, following which the police resorted to mild lathicharge to disperse them.
Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 35 seats in the eighth phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal amid the surging second wave of COVID-19.
Over 84.77 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 283 candidates in this phase.
Security measures have been heightened in view of the violence in the previous phases, particularly the death of five people in Cooch Behar in the fourth round of polling.
The Election Commission has banned all victory processions on or after the day of counting of votes on May 2.
The counting of votes will be held in Assam, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry on May 2.
Earlier, while campaigning for the state Assembly polls, Sundar had said that she would deposit Rs 1 lakh into the account of every girl child.
Even before polling opened at 7 am, people could be seen eagerly queuing up before the polling stations.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are voting on Tuesday in single-phase assembly elections.
Altogether 79,19,641 voters -- 40,11,539 men, 39,07,963 women and 139 of the third gender -- are entitled to exercise their franchise in 11,401 polling stations.
The Election Commission has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in all the constituencies, declaring them as 'sensitive'.
The ruling LDF is hoping to retain power for a second consecutive term breaking the state's four-decades-old trend of alternating between the UDF every five year.
"The time has come for FAST development in Kerala- F for fisheries and fertilisers, A for agriculture and Ayurveda, S for skill development and social justice and T for tourism and technology," PM Modi said
A total of 264 candidates are in the fray from 47 seats-- 42 seats from 11 districts of Upper Assam and northern Assam region and five seats from central Assam's Nagaon district.
The Rajya Sabha also is likely to be adjourned sine die later in the day.
"Since the matter is still under discussion with MEA to iron out the logistical challenges involved in implementation, it will not be possible to extend the said facility to the overseas electors in upcoming polls," Minister informed LS
"These include identifying and blocking ads from referenced candidates, parties, and other election-related content," the company said in a statement.
Initiatives include an information search prompt with ECI to make it easy to find credible and authoritative information about election-related topics