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46.59 per cent electorate cast their vote in U'khand till 3 pm

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Polling in Uttarakhand's five seats saw 46.59 per cent till 3 pm on Thursday, an said.

The fate of 52 candidates will be decided by over 78 lakh voters of the state, where all the five seats -- Tehri, Pauri, Haridwar, Almora and Nainital -- are being held by the BJP.

Polling began at 7 am and there was 46.59 per cent polling in by 3 pm, said.

The BJP is locked in straight contests with the on all the seats.

High-profile candidates in the fray are ex-Harish Rawat, who takes on in Nainital; ex-CM who faces Congress's Ambrish Kumar in Haridwar; BJP is up against B C Khanduri's son in Pauri; and sitting MPs (Lok Sabha) and Pradeep Tamta (Rajya Sabha) in Almora.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:10 IST