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Palghar assembly polls: 19.25 % voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 May 2018, 16:01 IST

A voter turnout of 19.25 percent was recorded till 1 pm in the Palghar constituency of Maharashtra on Monday.

Palghar is a reserved seat, which was previously held by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The seat fell vacant after sitting BJP MP Chintaman Vanga died in January following a heart attack.

Chintaman Wanga had thrice won the constituency as a BJP member, however, after his death, his family had joined hands with the Shiv Sena.

The other Lok Sabha seats where polls are underway are Shahkot in Punjab; Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, and Nagaland parliamentary constituency

(ANI)

First published: 28 May 2018, 16:01 IST
 
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