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Highest polling in Kolhapur, lowest in Colaba

Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 00:09

Mumbai: Karveer Assembly constituency in
western Maharashtra`s Kolhapur district witnessed highest
polling percentage while Colaba segment in south Mumbai
recorded the lowest voter turnout, as per final voting figures
released by the election officials today.

Karveer registered 83.6 per cent polling while Colaba
saw a dismal 35.88 per cent voters turning up to exercise
their franchise, despite polling day being declared a public

The overall polling percentage in the state was 60.03,
the officials said. Yesterday, the Commission had said around
60 per cent polling was recorded in the state.

Armori constituency in Naxal-infested Gadchiroli
district recorded 64.85 per cent polling, an indication that
voters had braved Maoists` threat to disrupt election process.

The polling percentage is four per cent more than
during Lok Sabha polls six months ago.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 00:09

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