Odisha: Over 20 pc voting till 11 am in Jharsuguda bypoll

12:17 PM May 10, 2023 | PTI |

More than 20 per cent of the 2.21 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 11 am on Wednesday in Odisha’s Jharsuguda assembly constituency, where a by-election is underway, an Election Commission official said.


Long queues were seen in front of several polling stations even before the voting process started at 7 am.

“There is no report of any untoward incident. Voting is underway peacefully amid tight security arrangements in all 253 polling stations. At least 20.38 per cent of eligible voters have exercised their franchise till 11 am,” the EC official said.


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