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Maharashtra: 30.19 per cent voting by 1 p.m.

IANS  |  Nagpur 

A robust average of 30.19 per cent voting was recorded at half-way mark till 1 p.m. in Maharashtra's seven constituencies on Thursday, an said.

Surprisingly, the highest voting -- 41.87 per cent -- was notched in the Maoist-infested Gadchiroli-Chimur and the lowest -- 23.19 per cent -- was seen in Ramtek, a reserved seat.

The other constituencies' voting percentages figures are: Bhandara-Gondiya (32.02), Chandrapur (30.50), Wardha (30.22), (27.47 per cent) and Yavatmal-Washim (26.09).

Voting pace slowed down in many areas post-noon as the blazing sun discouraged voters from stepping out in the 40-45 degrees heat.

A total electorate of 1.30 crore is eligible to vote for 116 candidates in these seven constituencies on Thursday.

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