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March 27, 2021

Assam records 13.84 per cent turnout till 11 am in first phase of Assembly polls

 Voter turnout of 13.84 per cent till 11 am was recorded as the polling is underway across 47 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the state assembly elections, according to the Election Commission of India.
The Sivasagar constituency in the state has witnessed the highest voting percentage till now with a 28.38 per cent turnout.
The polling began at 7 am today will continue till 6 pm.

Over 81.09 lakh voters, including 40,77,210 males and 40,32,481 females, are eligible to cast their votes at 1,1537 polling stations in this phase.

A total of 264 candidates are in the fray for 47 seats — 42 seats from 11 districts of Upper Assam and northern Assam region and five seats from central Assam’s Nagaon district.

Polling for the next two phases will be held on April 1 and April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2. (ANI)

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