A voter turnout of 52.89 per cent was recorded until 1 pm on Monday for the by-election in Huzurnagar Assembly Constituency, Election Commission said.
A total of 28 candidates are in the fray in Huzur Nagar by-polls, of which 15 are independents. The polling which began at 7 am is underway.
There are a total of 2,36,842 voters and 302 polling stations have been set up.
In Huzurnagar, 79 stations have been identified as sensitive and 2500 policemen have been deployed for security.
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