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Repolling in one booth of Lohaghat seat in U'khand tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Repolling will be held tomorrow at Karankarayat booth of Lohaghat Assembly seat where counting had to be stopped midway through the process on March 11 due to some EVMs going out of order there.

Consequently, of only 69 out of 70 Assembly seats in could be announced on March 11.

Polling in booth number 128, Inter College at Karankarayat, will be held afresh tomorrow after the EVMs stopped displaying due to some technical problem prompting authorities to stop counting, the state office said here.

Counting will be undertaken and the will be declared tomorrow itself, it said adding documents pertaining to March 11 counting for the Assembly seat will be kept sealed till the announcement of results tomorrow.

When the EVMs conked out, BJP's Puran Singh Fartyal was ahead of his nearest rival Congress' Khushal Singh by over 400 votes.

Of the result for 69 seats declared, the has won in 56 to sweep to power in the state. has won in 11 seats and Independents secured two seats.

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First Published: Tue, March 14 2017. 20:07 IST