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30.63 pc votes polled till 11 am in Mizoram

30.63 pc votes polled till 11 am in Mizoram

Aizawl, Apr 19 (UNI) Around 30.63 percent of the 8,56,364-strong electorate exercised their rights over the first four hours for the Lok Sabha polls in Mizoram as voting proceeded peacefully across the 1,276 polling stations in the state on Friday, officials said.
Voting began at 7 a.m. Voter turnout at 9 00 a.m. was 17.59%, which increased to 30.63 percent in the next two hours.
Historically, Mizoram has grappled with lower voter turnout during Lok Sabha elections compared to Assembly polls. In a proactive response to this trend, the Election Department launched an extensive voter awareness campaign for ensuring greater participation in the parliamentary polls.

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