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Tripura re-polling: 37 per cent voter turnout recorded till 11 am

Re-polling is being held in Dhanpur, Sonamura, Teliamura, Kadamtala-Kurti, Ampinagar and Sabroom Assembly constituencies.

Published: 26th February 2018 12:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th February 2018 01:40 PM   |  A+A-

A woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting vote during re-polling of Tripura Assembly elections in Agartala on Monday. | PTI

By ANI

AGARTALA: The voter turnout in Tripura Assembly election Re-polling by 11 a.m. on Monday have recorded a voter turnout of 37.07 percent.

Re-polling is being held in Dhanpur, Sonamura, Teliamura, Kadamtala-Kurti, Ampinagar and Sabroom Assembly constituencies.

The Election Commision (EC) had ordered the fresh voting in - Dhanpur, Sonamura, Teliamura, Kadamtala-Kurti, Ampinagar and Sabroom Assembly constituencies due to criticism from the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(M), which accused the Tripura election department of failing to carry out a proper election.

Declaring elections held in these polling stations as 'void', the poll panel said, it noticed that the number of electorates didn't tally with the number of votes polled in four polling stations.

Out of 60 constituencies, 59 went for polls on February 18. Elections in Charilam constituency were rescheduled for March 12, after the demise of one candidate.

Meghalaya and Mizoram undergo polling on February 27, and results for the three northeastern states will be declared on March 3.

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