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LS polls 1st phase largely peaceful, highest voting in Tripura

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The said on Thursday that voting across 91 seats spread over 20 states and Union Territories in the first phase of the seven phase elections was largely peaceful, barring a few stray incidents.

According to officials, highest voting percentage was recorded in (81.8 per cent) followed by (81 per cent).

recorded lowest voting percentage with 50 per cent voters turning out followed by 56 per cent voting in and

The officials said that 70.67 per cent voting was recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 66 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, 60 per cent in Telangana, 57.85 per cent in Uttarakhand, 58 per cent in Jammu and Kashmir, 69 per cent in Sikkim, 60 per cent in Mizoram, 78 per cent in Nagaland, 78.2 per cent in and 68 per cent in

recorded 63.69 per cent while in Lakshdweep, 66 per cent voteers exercised their franchise and recorded 67.16 polling.

The 10 states and two Union Territories, where voting happened in all parliamentary constituencies, are (25), Telangana (17), (2), (2), Uttarakhand (5), (1), (1), (1), Lakshadweep (1), and (1).

Eight out of 80 seats in that voted Thursday are Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Ghaziabad, Baghpat, Bijnor, Meerut and

The four parliamentary constituencies in that voted are Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui. Cooch Behar and Alipurduar were two of West Bengal's 42 seats that also voted as well as 7 out of 48 in and two out of six in



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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 21:50 IST