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Lakshadweep records 37.7% voter turnout till 1 p.m.

IANS  |  Kavaratti (Lakshadweep) 

Around 37.7 per cent voters in exercised their franchise till 1 p.m. on Thursday, as per the

The kicked off with the first phase of polling on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union territories.

Lakshadweep, the smallest Lok Sabha constituency with 54,266 voters, has six candidates from the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Communist Party of (CPI-M), (CPI), Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the NCP in the poll fray.

The constituency is likely to see a close contest between incumbent Party (NCP) and former Hamdullah Sayeed, son of former Union late P.M. Sayeed.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 15:10 IST
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