Kolkata: The Howrah district administration has tightened up security arrangement, including suspension of ferry services across river Hooghly "to check entry of outsiders" in the district where nine Assembly constituencies are going to poll on Saturday.
An order has been issued restricting the ferry service states that "the operation of cross ferry services shall remain suspended from 8 pm on April 9 to 6.30 pm on April 10".
Restriction on ferry service is also applicable for Hooghly district.
Trinamool Congress raised apprehension that goons would be brought to Howrah and Hooghly using the ferry service across the river from areas like Bhatpara and Barrackpore in North 24-Parganas.
Webcasting will be done in 1,594 polling stations.
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