BMC polls: Over 1 crore electorate to cast vote

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 00:15

Mumbai: Over one crore voters are expected to
exercise their franchise on Thursday to elect 227
representatives from 2,232 candidates who are in the fray for
the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls, civic
chief Subodh Kumar said.

The campaigning for the civic poll ended this evening for
the February 16 polling.

"Among the total of 1,027,9,377 voters, 57,17,972 are men
while 45,61,405 are women," Kumar told a press conference.

He said 41,000 BMC staff would be on election duty on
8,326 polling stations. Counting will be held on February 17.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 00:15

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