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Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Congress-ruled Mizoram vote to decide on new state government. Track Assembly elections 2018 LIVE updates here

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The voting for Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Assembly elections has concluded. Both the States recorded around 75 per cent voting. BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia were among early voters. Around 1,145 EVMs and 1,545 VVPATs were found to be faulty in Madhya Pradesh and had to be replaced, while three Election Commission's polling officials died from cardiac arrest. The Congress is trying to wrest Madhya Pradesh from the three-term holder Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), while in Mizoram, the BJP is ...

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Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Tribal refugees vote in Mizoram polls   Amid prolonged uncertainty over return to their homes, Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura for 21 years, voted in large numbers in the Mizoram Assembly polls today.   North Tripura district officials said around 60% of the 12,018 voters among over 35,000 tribal immigrants after travelling around 50-60 km had cast their ballots at Kanhmun, a village along the Mizoram-Tripura border.  

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Around 75% voter turnout was recorded in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, according to Deputy Election Commissioner C B Kumar

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

A voter turnout of about 75% was recorded in the Mizoram Assembly polls, said Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his wife Sadhna Singh and two sons Kartikeya and Kunal show their marked fingers after casting their votes for Assembly elections, at Jait village in Bhopal today (PTI Photo) 

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Around 73 per cent votes were cast in the Mizoram assembly polls today but the figure is expected to rise as there were long queues of voters outside polling booths to exercise their franchise, Chief Electoral Officer said.

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Altogether 65.5 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections today

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla and his wife Lal Riliani show their ink-marked fingers after casting their vote for the Mizoram Assembly elections at Zarkawt-II polling station in Aizawl (Mizoram) (PTI Photo)

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Around 60% voter turnout recorded in Madhya Pradesh's naxal hit areas   According to reports, voting has concluded in Naxal-hit areas of Madhya Pradesh. Over 60 per cent voter turnout was recorded. 66 per cent, 64 per cent and 68 per cent polling was reported from the Maoist-affected Baihar, Lanjhi and Paraswada constituencies respectively. Voting for these seats closed at 3 pm.

Assembly elections 2018: Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram record 75% voter turnout

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan along with her grand-daughter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, outside a polling station in Indore, Madhya Pradesh (PTI Photo)

First Published: Wed, November 28 2018. 07:03 IST
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The voting for Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Assembly elections has concluded. Both the States recorded around 75 per cent voting. BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia were among early voters. Around 1,145 EVMs and 1,545 VVPATs were found to be faulty in Madhya Pradesh and had to be replaced, while three Election Commission's polling officials died from cardiac arrest. The Congress is trying to wrest Madhya Pradesh from the three-term holder Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), while in Mizoram, the BJP is ...

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