Chhattisgarh recorded a provisional voter turnout of 70.49 per cent within the second part of meeting elections in 70 constituencies on Friday, whereas Madhya Pradesh noticed 73.84 per cent.
In Chhattisgarh, an Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel was killed in a Naxalite blast in Gariabandh district. The incident occurred when the polling crew, accompanied by safety personnel, was returning after voting.
Within the 2018 Home of Representatives elections, voter turnout for 72 seats within the second part was 76.62 p.c. This time, two of those constituencies have been lined within the first part of polling held on 7 November. Within the current Home of Representatives elections, the consultant recorded a voter turnout of 75.63 p.c.
The Election Fee mentioned that probably the most outstanding characteristic of the polling course of in Chhattisgarh was that every one 201 cubicles have been managed by women-only groups in Raipur (north), which is the primary of its form within the historical past of elections within the nation. The European Fee added that 1,046 girls have been deployed in 201 polling stations.
“The ladies-only polling cubicles supplied a way of consolation and safety to all voters, particularly girls and third-gender voters for extra inclusive elections,” the EC mentioned in a press release.
Seventy Meeting seats in Chhattisgarh went to polls within the second part on Friday, whereas elections have been held in all 230 Meeting seats in Madhya Pradesh. The primary part of elections to the 90-member Chhattisgarh Meeting was held on November 7.
The EC mentioned the Suniwani polling station at Balaghat Meeting headquarters in Madhya Pradesh recorded a 100 per cent voter turnout, with all 42 voters – 26 girls and 16 males – casting their votes.
The European Fee mentioned it had made coordinated efforts to facilitate voting amongst members of tribal communities.
This resulted in 100 per cent college enrollment amongst significantly susceptible tribal teams residing in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
First revealed: November 17, 2023 | 9:44 pm he
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