Lok Sabha polls 2019 in Northeast: Voter turnout details; Damaged EVMs reported; Cong demands repoll

Lok Sabha polls 2019 in Northeast: Voter turnout details; Damaged EVMs reported; Cong demands repoll

TNT News | April 11, 2019

Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, J&K, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, UP, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands & Lakshadweep go for elections in Phase 1 of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 today.

The polling for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 began today at 7 am and is underway. The phase 1 polling session is underway in the eight states of Northeast India along with other states.

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08.30 pm

MEGHALAYA:

63.56% in Shillong Polling Constituency
75.60% in Tura Polling Constituency
Total voter turnout: 67.22 per cent as of 08. 30 pm

MIZORAM:

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 62.59 per cent

Total voter turnout of by polls is 72.5 per cent

Mamit 62.71 pc, Kolasib 61.9 pc, Aizawl 61.97 pc, Champhai 61.57 pc, Serchip 63.9 pc, Lunglei 64.85 pc, Lawngtlai 63.93 pc and Siaha 60.03 pc

TRIPURA

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 80 per cent

CPI-M General Secretary, Sitaram Yechuri, who is in the state now alleged that more than 460 booths out of the total 1679 were rigged, voters were intimidated and forced to leave the places and the agents of Left political parties were not allowed to enter inside the booths by the BJP workers.

Congress also demanded repoll in 151 booths.

NAGALAND

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 78 pc

MANIPUR

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 78 pc

Reports of 2 EVMs being damaged in Manipur has been reported

SIKKIM

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 69 pc

ASSAM

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 70 pc

Tezpur: 73%
Kaliabor: 72%
Lakhimpur – 69%
Dibrugarh – 71%
Jorhat – 70%

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Total voter turn out for Lok Sabha polls phase 1 is 66 pc

Reports of 5 EVMs being damaged in Arunachal has been reported

2:54 pm

Voter turnout at 2:00 pm stood 57% in Nagaland, 55.44% in Manipur, 40% in Meghalaya, 40.95% in Arunachal Pradesh, 46.72% in Mizoram and 53.17% in Tripura

11.52 am

Voter turnout at 11:45 am stood at 41% in Nagaland, 35.03 % in Manipur, 34% in Meghalaya, 27.48% in Arunachal Pradesh, 29.5 per cent in Mizoram, 25 % in Tripura

11.30 am

Mizoram records 29.5 per cent poll percentage as of 11 am

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal casts his vote at a polling station in Dibrugarh as polling kicked off for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

In Tripura, police said they have heard of the complaints that voters in many areas were forced to vacate the booth without casting vote. However, they haven't received any complaint of attack on anyone as of now. CPM candidate and sitting MP from West Tripura constituency Shankar Prasad Datta complained that two of their polling agents in Ranirbazar and Jogendranagar area were attacked and now they have been admitted to the hospital. He also alleged many of the voters were forced to leave the polling booths in many places without casting their votes.

10:51 AM

ASSAM

Around 10.2 percent voters exercised their franchise till 9 AM on Thursday in the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections in the five parliamentary constituencies in Assam, officials said. Till 9 AM Tezpur recorded 10 percent polling, Kaliabor 10 percent, Lakhimpur 9 percent, Dibrugarh 10 percent and Jorhat 12 percent, informed Assam Election officials.

NAGALAND

21 per cent poll percentage recorded as of 09.00 am

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

13,3 percent poll percentage recorded as of 09.00 am

SIKKIM:

The state has recorder 34% voter turn out so far.

Voting for the tenth Assembly and seventeenth Lok Sabha in Sikkim will be held today all across state. There are 432306 voters out of which 212001 are female and 220305 Male. The sitting chief Minister Pawan Chamling who is also contesting from two seats- Poklok Kamrang and Namchi Singithang in South Sikkim will cast his vote in Namchi.

MIZORAM

The state has recorded 18.5 per cent voter turn out so far

09.30 AM

MEGHALAYA

20.41% poll percentage so far as per the information provided by the CEO FR Kharkongor

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma in line to cast his vote
Tura's NPP LS candidate Agatha Sangma ready to vote in Meghalaya

MANIPUR

The state has recorded 15.6 polling percentage as of 09.00 am

TRIPURA

Bru voters from relief camps in Tripura line up at border village of Kanhmun, Mizoram.

09.00 AM

NAGALAND:

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

08.00 AM

MANIPUR

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