Assembly polls: Over 55% voter turnout recorded in Rajasthan, Telangana till 3pm

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 07, 2018, 04.20 PM (IST)

Over fifty-five per cent voters exercised their electoral rights in state assembly elections in poll-bound Telangana and Rajasthan till 3pm on Friday.

According to reports, while Rajasthan witnessed 59.43 per cent voter turnout by 3 pm, 56.17 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Telangana by 3 pm.

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The voter turnout for the assembly elections till 1 pm was recorded as 49.15 per cent in Telangana and 41.53 per cent in Rajasthan.

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The turnout till 11 am was 23.4 per cent in Telangana and 21.89 per cent in Rajasthan.

Nearly 9 per cent voters had cast their votes in Telangana by 9 am and 6.11 per cent in Rajasthan.

Telangana and Rajasthan are undergoing elections today to elect their legislative assembly members.

While the polling in Telangana started at 7 am, voting in Rajasthan began at 8 am.

The polling in Telangana will end at 5 pm while in 13 constituencies classified as Left Wing Extremist-affected, polling ends an hour before at 4 pm.


        

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The voter turnout for the assembly elections till 1 pm was recorded as 49.15 per cent in Telangana and 41.53 per cent in Rajasthan.