Assam election
Youths of Assam pose for a click at the polling

Guwahati, April 23, 2019:

Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to elect representatives on 117 seats during Phase-III. States which are voting in Phase 3 Lok Sabha Elections are Gujarat, Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura and Union Territories Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

The voting time for Phase 3 elections is from 7 am to 6 pm. Polling in East Tripura seat was postponed from April 18 to April 23 after the poll body found that law and order situation there was not conducive for holding free and fair polls.

Sources have reported the polling percentage from 4 Constituencies of the Assam. As of 6 pm, the percentages are:

Dhubri – 80%
Kokrajhar (ST) – 73%
Barpeta – 74%
Gauhati – 71%

Assam: 74%

Meanwhile, a voter turnout of 78% has been recorded in East Tripura. The polling was by and large peaceful.

Note: Final official figure will be updated tomorrow.

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