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Polling by and large peaceful in Manipur during the 1st phase

Manipur CEO Rajesh Agarwal speaking on the voting process informed that the voter turnout has been around 15 percent till 9 am. Besides a couple of stray incidents of violence,

Manipur CEO Rajesh Agarwal speaking on the voting process informed that the voter turnout has been around 15 percent till 9 am.

Besides a couple of stray incidents of violence, voting has been by and large peaceful so far, he informed. Voter turnout of close to 15% has been registered in the 5 electoral districts of Manipur till 9.30 am.

Also Read: Manipur: Poll-Violence reported from Churachandpur over alleged rigging

Kangpoki registered the highest voting percentage so far with a turnout of 15.78% followed by Bishnupur at 14.37%, Imphal West at 12.82%, Imphal East at 10.39%, and Churachandpur 4.97%.

Meanwhile, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh cast his vote at Shrivan High School in Imphal as voting for Manipur Assembly polls got underway on Monday. CM N Biren Singh appealed to eligible voters to cast their votes.

Governor La Ganesan also cast his vote in Sagolband where CM N Biren Singh’s son-in-law Rajkumar Imo Singh is one of the candidates.


First Published: 28th February, 2022 11:38 IST



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