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80.05 percent voting in Assam in three phases

PTI | Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 22:46

Guwahati: A record 80.05 percent voting was recorded in Assam, while the the turnout was 82.2 per cent in the last and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

An election office statement said on Friday that voter turnout yesterday was 82.20 percent in six seats in the final phase of polls.

Of the six Lok Sabha seats, Dhubri recorded the highest of 88.49 percent turnout followed by Barpeta 84.45 percent, Mangaldoi 81.45 percent, Kokrajhar 80.94 percent, Nowgong 80.81 percent and Gauhati 78.34 percent, it said.

Voting in Assam was held on April 7, 14 and 24.

The EVMs were kept under tight security for May 16, the date of counting, it added.

First Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 22:46
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