Heavy polling in key constituencies of Haryana
Brisk polling was witnessed inmost of the key constituencies of Haryana on Wednesday from where top rung leaders are locked in contest.chandigarh Updated: Oct 15, 2014 18:00 IST
Brisk polling was witnessed inmost of the key constituencies of Haryana on Wednesday from where top rung leaders are locked in contest.
Till 3:30 PM, voting percentage crossed the 60 per cent mark in these seats, according to election officials.
At Garhi Sampla-Kiloi seat of Rohtak, from where two-time chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is seeking re-election, nearly 55 per cent voters had cast their vote till 3:30.
In Ellenabad constituency, from where INLD senior leader Abhay Singh Chautala is seeking re-election, the voter turnout was heavy at close to 70 per cent by 3:30 p.m.
In Kalanwali (SC) seat of Sirsa district, from where Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has fielded its candidate, over 60 per cent voters had cast their votes in the first over eight hours.
In Uchana Kalan, where INLD's Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala is contesting with BJP's Prem Lata Singh, the voter turnout had exceeded 65 per cent during the same time period.
The polling for all the 90 assembly seats began today at 7 a.m.
Haryana minister Randeep Singh Surjewala's constituency Kaithal was also witnessing a heavy voter turnout at over 60 per cent.
In Tosham in Bhiwani district, from where Haryana Minister Kiran Choudhary is seeking re-election, the turnout was at 62 per cent.
In Adampur in Hisar, from where HJC chief Kuldeep Bishnoi is contesting, the turnout had crossed 60 per cent.
However, in places like Ambala City, where Jan Chetna Party chief Venod Sharma is seeking re-election, the turnout was 47 per cent.
Meanwhile, among the places where the voter turnout was moderate to low so far included Faridabad (44 per cent), Gurgaon (47 per cent) and Hisar City (43 per cent).
First Published: Oct 15, 2014 17:54 IST