Himachal Pradesh is about break its highest polling document this time. The hill state recorded greater than 74 per cent voter turnout by 5pm on Thursday, with Election Fee officers anticipating the ultimate determine to cross the 75 per cent mark as voting was in progress in as many as 435 polling stations until late night.

| Nov 10, 2017, 04:09 IST

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  • Himachal Pradesh recorded greater than 74 per cent voter turnout by 5pm on Thursday.
  • Election Fee officers anticipate the ultimate determine to cross the 75 per cent mark.
  • In 2003, the state had recorded 74.51 per cent turnout.

Voters standing in a queue to cast their votes at a polling both in Khwangi village district, Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. (PTI Photo)Voters standing in a queue to solid their votes at a polling each in Khwangi village district, Kinnaur, Himacha… Learn Extra

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh is about break its highest polling document this time. The hill state recorded greater than 74 per cent voter turnout by 5pm on Thursday, with Election Fee officers anticipating the ultimate determine to cross the 75 per cent mark as voting was in progress in as many as 435 polling stations until late night.

In 2003, the state had recorded 74.51 per cent turnout. Polling in 68 meeting constituencies started on a gradual be aware attributable to chilly, however picked up by the top of the day. Within the distant Spiti sub-division of tribal Lahaul-Spiti district, 100 per cent voting was registered at Ki polling station whereas general polling proportion remained at 80.43 per cent with a excessive variety of ladies popping out to vote.

The best polling proportion was reported roughly 82 per cent in Sirmour, whereas lowest 69.5 per cent in Hamirpur. A number of the districts that recorded excessive voting have been Solan (77.44 per cent), Doon (88.95 per cent) and Nalagarh (84.27 per cent). In Kullu, round 80 per cent polling was recorded. Apparently, chief ministerial candidates of each the BJP and the Congress — P Okay Dhumal and Virbhadra Singh — couldn’t vote for themselves as a result of they weren’t contesting from their dwelling constituencies.

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