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Meghalaya Assembly Elections: Over 75% turnout recorded

Updated On Feb 27, 2023 10:06 PM IST
  • The voting will continue till 4 pm on Monday. In Meghalaya, the woman voters are in higher numbers than their male counterparts. There are about 81,000 first-time voters in the state.
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More than 75 per cent of the 21.6 lakh electors in Meghalaya cast their votes on Monday till 5 pm and the polling was peaceful, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 10:06 PM IST

More than 75 per cent of the 21.6 lakh electors in Meghalaya cast their votes on Monday till 5 pm and the polling was peaceful, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said.(PTI)

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"At 5 pm, over 75 per cent turnout was recorded. In 200 odd polling stations in four districts, voting is likely to go on till 9 pm,” Kharkongor said.(HT Photo/Chayanika Das) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 10:06 PM IST

"At 5 pm, over 75 per cent turnout was recorded. In 200 odd polling stations in four districts, voting is likely to go on till 9 pm,” Kharkongor said.(HT Photo/Chayanika Das)

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"Malfunctioning of EVMs were reported in a few polling booths but these were later fixed. Polling is being held in a free and fair manner," the CEO said.(HT Photo/Chayanika Das) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Malfunctioning of EVMs were reported in a few polling booths but these were later fixed. Polling is being held in a free and fair manner," the CEO said.(HT Photo/Chayanika Das)

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Mock polls were conducted in the constituencies before voting. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mock polls were conducted in the constituencies before voting. (ANI)

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Of the 60 Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya, 36 constituencies fall in Khasi, Jaintia Hills region while 24 are in Garo Hills region. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Of the 60 Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya, 36 constituencies fall in Khasi, Jaintia Hills region while 24 are in Garo Hills region. (PTI)

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Former minister and National Peoples Party candidate Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh after casting her vote at a polling booth during the Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Laitumkhrah in Meghalaya.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former minister and National Peoples Party candidate Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh after casting her vote at a polling booth during the Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Laitumkhrah in Meghalaya.(PTI)

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Voters wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling booth during the Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Ri Bhoi district. The counting of votes will be done on March 2.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Voters wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling booth during the Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Ri Bhoi district. The counting of votes will be done on March 2.(PTI)

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Polling is being held at 3,419 polling stations across 59 Assembly constituencies in the state. (HT Photo/Chayanika Das) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 10:06 PM IST

Polling is being held at 3,419 polling stations across 59 Assembly constituencies in the state. (HT Photo/Chayanika Das)

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