Advertisement

HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014

Record high of 94.08% votes registered from HP's Nalagarh

PTI  Shimla, November 05, 2012
First Published: 01:52 IST(5/11/2012) | Last Updated: 01:53 IST(5/11/2012)

For the first time in electoral history of Himachal Pradesh, a record high of 94.08% polling was registered today from Nalagarh constituency while ten others crossed the 80% mark.

Advertisement

Nalagarh constituency in Solan district recorded the highest ever polling of 94.08% while the adjoining Doon constituency in the same district recorded 89.36%.

The Nahan constituency in Sirmaur district polled 85.22% votes, followed by Seraj in Mandi district (84.72 percent), Banjjar in Kullu district (82.49%), Sri Naina Devi in Bilaspur district (84.36%), Shillai and Paonta Sahib in Sirmaur district with 82.36 and 82.15% respectively.

Shimla (Urban) recorded the lowest polling with 58.77% votes registered, followed by Shimla (Rural) with 59.23% and Kusumpti with 60.11%.

The other constituencies which polled less than 70% votes included Dehra (69.22%), Jaisinghpur and Baijnath (64.23%), Solan (69.85%), Badsar (68.99%), Hamirpur (68.63%), Rohroo (68.80%) and Bhoranj (65.32%).

Thirty three constituencies, ten in Mandi district, five each in Sirmaur, Una and Chamba and four each in Bilaspur and Kullu districts, polled more than 70% votes.

A record 74.62% of the 46 lakh voters in Himachal Pradesh today exercised their franchise in the Assembly election where ruling BJP and Congress are locked in a virtual straight contest.


Advertisement
more from India

China-India standoff continues along LAC

Chumar sector in eastern Ladakh remained active with Chinese Peoples’ Liberation Army troops involved in tactical manoeuvre with the Indian Army to exercise dominance by transgressing the Line of Actual Control.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved