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UP records 21% voter turnout in two hours

IANS  |  Lucknow 

In the maiden phase of elections, some 21 per cent of voting was recorded in the eight parliamentary constituencies of in the first four hours.

Polling is taking place in Baghpat, Muzaffarnagar, Kairana, Meerut, Noida, Ghaziabad, and

Technical problems in Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a booth in Shamli district's Hasanpur Luhari village delayed the start of voting.

However, technical problems in at least 13 EVMs were reported in district.

Polling commenced at 7 a.m. in eight parliamentary constituencies spread across 10 that will end at 6 p.m. In this phase of election, a total 96 candidates are in the fray including 10 women.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 11:46 IST
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