LIVE UPDATES: Lok Sabha polls 2019 in Meghalaya: 55 pc voter turnout recorded as of 3pm
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LIVE UPDATES: Lok Sabha polls 2019 in Meghalaya: 55 pc voter turnout recorded as of 3pm

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TNT News | Shillong | April 11, 2019

A total number of 1914795 electorates will cast their votes for both Shillong and Tura seat. The voting would begin at 7 am and end at 4 pm. It may be mentioned that the total number of male voters is 9,49,621 while the total number of female voters is 9,65,174.

The smallest polling booth in Shillong is Kamsing and the biggest polling booth is Mawlai. In Tura, Kharkutta PS is the largest PS.

The candidates in fray for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 from Tura Parliamentary Seat are NPP's Agatha Sangma, INC's Mukul Sangma and BJP Rikman Garry Momin.

For the Shillong Parliamentary Seat, the candidates in fray are INC's Vincent Pala, BJP's Sanbor Shullai, UDP's Jemino Mawthoh and three independent candidates namely Samuel Hashah, Romeo Phira Rani and THS Bonney

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10.00 AM

20.41% poll percentage so far as per the information provided by the CEO FR Kharkongor as of 09.30 am.

UDP's LS candidate Jemino Mawthoh for Shillong PS in line to cast his vote
INC's LS candidate from Shillong PS Vincent H Pala with his mother after casting his vote

Vvpat malfunction reported during mock poll initially but Polling proceeded without problems as per CEO's information.

10:30 AM

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma arrives at Walbagre polling station to exercise his franchise.

10:45 AM

LS candidate Agatha Sangma arrives to vote for the Tura Parliamentary seat.

11:00 AM

"I am confident that majority of the electors of Shillong parliamentary constituency will vote in my favour because of their love for the Congress party," Congress candidate to Shillong PS Vincent Pala told IANS.

11:45AM

34 percent voter turnout recorded so far for the Shillong parliamentary seat, while 35 percent has been recorded for the Tura parliamentary seat.

12:00PM

Home Minister James Sangma and his wife show off their inked fingers after casting their votes in Dadenggre polling station.

12:15PM

A voter turnout of 34.99 percent has been recorded in both Parliamentary constituencies so far.

2.00PM

A voter turnout of 40 percent has been recorded in both Parliamentary constituencies so far.

3:00PM

A voter turnout of 55 percent has been recorded in both Parliamentary constituencies as of 3pm this afternoon.

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