Himachal sees more than 10 percent polling in first two hours

Shimla: An election official today informed that more than 10 per cent polling was recorded in two hours for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh assembly elections that began amid tight security on Thursday.

Over 50 lakh voters from across the state were exercising their franchise in the single-phase poll that began at 8 a.m. and will continue till 5 p.m.

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“Despite the cold and minor hiccups like electronic voting machines developing snags at some places, there was no report of any delay in starting the poll process,” an electoral officer told IANS.

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