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55 per cent voting in MP till 4 pm


Press Trust of India Bhopal
An average 55.31 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 4 pm across six Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh Monday, an official said.
The polling began at 7 am.
"An average 55.31 per cent turnout was recorded till 4 pm," an election official said.
The voting figures till 4 pm were as follows: Sidhi- 46.85 per cent, Shahdol-55.93 per cent, Jabalpur- 53.87 per cent, Mandla -56.16 per cent, Balaghat -60.18 per cent and Chhindwara- 59.87 per cent.
In Chhindwara assembly by-poll, where Chief Minister Kamal Nath is in the fray, the voting percentage till 4 pm was 53.33 per cent.
Barring the Naxal-affected Baiher, Lanjhi and Paraswada Assembly segments under Balaghat parliamentary seat, polling will be held from 7 am to 6 pm everywhere. In Naxal-affected areas, polling was held from 7 am to 4 pm.

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 5:00 PM IST

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