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Result of Goa polls to be out by 2 PM: Officer

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The result of all 40 constituencies in that went to polls on February 4 would be out within six hours of the counting of votes scheduled on March 11, a top official said today.

The counting of votes will be held at Margao and Panaji simultaneously.

"The counting process will begin at 8 AM on March 11. While the first result is expected to be announced by 10 AM, all are expected to be announced by 2 PM. Entire counting process would be over within six hours (from 8 AM)," Kunal told PTI today.

A voters' turnout of around 82 per cent was recorded in the single-phase elections for 40 seats in South and North districts.

The coastal state is witnessing a four-cornered contest among the ruling BJP, opposition Congress, an alliance led by the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and new entrant the (AAP).

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 17:57 IST