Manipur: Re-polling in 6 Polling Stations Concludes Peacefully with 81.16% Turnout

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Imphal: Re-poll in six polling stations of Outer Manipur (ST) Parliamentary constituency of Manipur concluded peacefully on Tuesday with a turnout of almost 81.16%.

The re-polls in the six polling stations commenced from 7 am under a tight security arrangement. Apart from the state police personnel, armed Central security forces were deployed in all the polling stations where the voting was marred by violence on April 26.

The re-polls in almost all the polling stations proceeded smoothly and no untoward incidents were reported from any of the polling stations, a source in the office of the chief electoral officer (CEO) Manipur said.

From the first hours of the voting, a large number of electors turned up and stood in a beeline to exercise their franchise, they said.

At 9 am the voter turnout was registered at only 16.68 percent. However, it gradually increased and recorded

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