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20 per cent votes cast in Assam till 10 am

Voting for the second and final phase of parliamentary elections in 11 of the 14 constituencies in Assam began on Thursday amid heavy security and sporadic rains, officials said.

india Updated: Apr 23, 2009 11:17 IST

At least 20 per cent votes were cast in the first three hours of polling in the second and final phase of LS elections in Assam on Thursday.

Till 10 am, 30 per cent polling was recorded in Kokrajhar and Tezpur where controversial sitting Congress MP Mani Kumar Subba is seeking a fourth term.

While Jorhat, Kaliabar and Mangaldoi recorded 20 per cent polling, Dhubri, Barpeta, Gauhati, Nagaon, Dibrigarh and Lakhimpur recorded 15 per cent each, election office sources said.

First Published: Apr 23, 2009 08:48 IST