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Odisha witness 66% voter turnout in fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls

With today's voting, the simultaneous polls for 21 Lok Sabha constituencies and 147 assembly segments in the state came to a conclusion

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A voter gets her finger marked with indelible ink before casting vote at a polling station, during the 4th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Jabalpur, Monday, April 29, 2019. Photo: PTI

BS Reporter Bhubaneswar
Odisha witnessed 66 per cent voter turnout (till 5 pm) in the fourth and final phase of its staggered Lok Sabha and assembly polls, spanning over a fortnight.

The last phase of the quinquennial exercise in the state saw people voting for six Parliamentary and 41 assembly constituencies. This included Kendrapara Lok Sabha seat which saw a tough contest with BJD mobilising optimum party resources to fight with Baijayant Panda, who recently migrated to BJP after falling out with BJD supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik.

With today's voting, the simultaneous polls for 21 Lok Sabha constituencies and 147 assembly segments in

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 9:33 PM IST

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