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22 percent polling in Uttarakhand by noon

Five Lok Sabha constituencies in the hill state of Uttarakhand witnessed 22 percent polling by noon Wednesday in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

india Updated: May 13, 2009 15:27 IST

Five Lok Sabha constituencies in the hill state of Uttarakhand witnessed 22 percent polling by noon Wednesday in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

Around 5.5 million voters are eligible to vote at 6,819 polling booths across the state to send five members to parliament from among 47 candidates.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in power in the state, had won three seats in the last polls in 2004, the Congress had won one and the Bahujan Samaj Party one.