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75 per cent voter turnout recorded in MP,
75 per cent voter turnout recorded in MP, Mizoram assembly polls


NEW DELHI. In a celebration of democracy, Polling in Mizoram and Madhya Pradesh for the assembly elections took place on Wednesday with voters enthusiastically participating. Both the states see 75 percent voter turnout; three percent higher turnout in Madhya Pradesh than 2013; Election Commission promptly attends to complaints of technical faults to EVMs in some places

In Madhya Pradesh, voting in all 230 seats went off peacefully. Polling in most constituencies began at 8 am and finished at 5. However, long queues caused some polling booths to remain open after 5 pm. The total voter turnout was 75% which is 3% percent higher than the previous elections.

Special arrangements for divyangs, women and the elderly were made... and many polling boothe were beautifully decorated

The result was that voters aged even above a 100 were seen casting their votes as also many sick or infirm. Also seen were the divyang who too participated with full gusto.

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and leaders of various political praties were seen casting their votes.

In Mizoram too peaceful polling was conducted for the state's 40 vidhan sabha seats on Wednesday.

7,70,395 VOTERS sealed the fate of 209 candidates in EVMs across 1179 polling centres. 75% percentage voters exercised their franchise.

Now all eyes are on 11th December when counting will be held and the people's mandate will be announced.
(UPDATED ON NOVEMBER 28TH, 2018)