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HP registers 74.62% voting, Country's highest point gets record turnout




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Published on: Sun, 04 Nov 2012 at 15:55 IST
HP registers 74.62% voting, Country's highest point gets record turnout
Shimla: On one hand Himachal Pradesh witnessed 70% voting on an all important day, India's highest polling booth showed signs that Indian populace is no more elusive towards choosing their leaders.
Yes, India's highest election booth registered in Lahaul-Spiti district witnessed a record 80 per cent turnout for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, an official told.

At the Hikkim polling station, located at an altitude of 14,567 feet, 267 voters out of the 333 eligible electors cast their votes, an election official said on Sunday.
In the 2009 parliamentary elections, the Hikkim station recorded 69 percent turnout.

That year, 243 of 321 voters exercised their franchise.

Meanwhile, at the Ka polling station in Kinnaur district, which has the lowest number of just 18 electors, there was a 100 percent turnout.

Votes will be counted Dec 20.

The district of Lahaul-Spiti of Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul. Before the two districts were merged, Kardang was the capital of Lahaul, and Dhankar the capital of Spiti.

Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 m; 14,931 ft) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 22.

The two valleys are quite different in character. Spiti is more barren and difficult to cross, with an average elevation of the valley floor of 4,270 m (14,009 ft). It is enclosed between lofty ranges, with the Spiti river rushing out of a gorge in the southeast to meet the Sutlej River. It is a typical mountain desert area with an average annual rainfall of only 170 mm (6.7 inches).
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