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Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Pundits are referring to today's election as Round-1 of the 'semi-final' to the general elections next year. Track full coverage of Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018 here

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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018: Voting in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls for 18 constituencies spread across eight Maoist-affected districts ended on Monday, with nearly 70 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise.  Polling in 10 constituencies -- Narayanpur, Dantewada, Bijapur, Konta, Mohla-Manpur, Antagarh, Bhanupratappur, Kanker, Keshkal and Kondagaon -- started at 7 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m. Voting at Khairagarh, Dongargarh, Rajnandgaon, Dongargaon, Khujji, Bastar, Jagdalpur and Chitrakot, where polling started an hour later, ended ...

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Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Only one percent of EVM and 1.9 percent VVPATs were changed: Sudeep Jain, Election Commission. #ChhattisgarhElections2018 pic.twitter.com/igksFWgOWx — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Voting has ended; turnout is 70% till now in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Elections 2018. Figures will be updated later: Umesh Sinha, Election Commission Voting has ended, turnout is 70% till now in the first phase of #ChhattisgarhElections2018. Figures will be updated later: Umesh Sinha, Election Commission pic.twitter.com/I26aNS7qB7 — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Polling for all 18 seats in the first phase of #ChhattisgarhAssemblyElections2018 has ended; visuals from Rajnandgaon. pic.twitter.com/ukaSpyUxjH — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

The voter turnout in 18 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of Chhattisgarh elections Monday was 65 per cent till 3 pm, a poll official said. Polling began on a slow note in many constituencies, but gradually picked up momentum, he said. 

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Voting in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls for 18 constituencies spread across eight Maoist-affected districts ended on Monday, with nearly 65 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise. 

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Ghanaram Sahu, former Chhattisgarh Congress vice president joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of BJP chief Amit Shah. Shahu yesterday resigned from Congress party. — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

56.58% voter turnout recorded till 4.30 pm in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018, including 61.47% in Kondagaon, 63.51%  in Keshkal, 62% in Kanker, 58% in Bastar, 49% in Dantewada, 60.5% in Khairagarh, 64% in Dongargarh, 65.5% in Khujji. 56.58% voter turnout recorded till 4.30 pm in the first phase of #ChhattisgarhAssemblyElections2018 including 61.47% in Kondagaon; 63.51% in Keshkal; 62% in Kanker; 58% in Bastar; 49% in Dantewada; 60.5% in Khairagarh; 64% in Dongargarh; 65.5% in Khujji. pic.twitter.com/NFm2aIAEcR — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Three more personnel of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) have been injured and around five Naxals killed in the encounter that broke out between security forces and Naxals in Bijapur's Pamed area today. All the CoBRA personnel are out danger. #UPDATE: Three more personnel of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) are injured and around five Naxals are dead in the encounter that broke out between security forces & Naxals in Bijapur's Pamed area today. All the CoBRA personnel are out danger. #Chhattisgarh https://t.co/TkhHF0pjpG — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

Security forces defuse IED detected on the road leading to Dwarapara polling booth, under PS Bairamgarh in Bijapur. #Chhattisgarh: Security forces defused IED detected on the road leading to Dwarapara polling booth, under PS Bairamgarh in Bijapur. — ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

The poll panel rejected the charges saying "certain sources were spreading rumours of EVM malfunctioning and rigging".

Chhattisgarh polls LIVE: Voting ends; Naxals fail as state sees 70% turnout

The Congress alleged "rampant" EVM rigging in Bastar area but the poll panel rejected the charges.   "The BJP has completely lost the plot in Chhattisgarh and its desperation and desolation is more than evident with reports of rigging of EVMs pouring in from Bastar," Congress Legislative Party leader T.S. Singh Deo said, asking the Election Commission to intervene. 

First Published: Mon, November 12 2018. 08:20 IST
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018: Voting in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls for 18 constituencies spread across eight Maoist-affected districts ended on Monday, with nearly 70 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise.  Polling in 10 constituencies -- Narayanpur, Dantewada, Bijapur, Konta, Mohla-Manpur, Antagarh, Bhanupratappur, Kanker, Keshkal and Kondagaon -- started at 7 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m. Voting at Khairagarh, Dongargarh, Rajnandgaon, Dongargaon, Khujji, Bastar, Jagdalpur and Chitrakot, where polling started an hour later, ended ...

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