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Voting on for Chitrakoot assembly seat bypoll in MP

IANS  |  Satna (Madhya Pradesh) 

Voting in the by-for the Chitrakoot assembly seat in began on Thursday morning, officials said.

The voting, which began at 8 a.m. on a slow note at 257 polling stations, will continue till 5 p.m. The counting will be taken up on November 12.

Though there are 12 candidates in fray, the main contest is between ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's Shankar Dayal Tripathi and his Congress rival Neelanshu Chaturvedi.

The seat fell vacant due to death of Congress MLA Prem Singh, who had won the seat in the last three elections.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 15:00 IST
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