Polling ends in Goa at 5 pm, 83 per cent turnout seen

Barring the death of a 78-year-old man outside a polling booth in Panaji city, no untoward incident has been reported from anywhere in the state.

Published: 04th February 2017 11:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2017 07:02 PM   |  A+A-

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in a queue outside a polling booth to cast his vote in Goa on Saturday. | PTI


PANAJI: Polling for Goa's 40 assembly constituencies officially ended at 5 p.m. on Saturday by when 83 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise, officials said.

Poll officials here said that the voting is still on in some polling booths to accommodate people already in queues and the final percentage would be made available later Saturday.

Meanwhile, provisional figures released by the Chief Electoral Officer show 83 per cent voting recorded till 5 p.m.

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