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More males in new voters

Shillong, Feb. 21: Males marginally outnumber females among newly eligible voters in Meghalaya.

Among 63,018 new electors in the 18-19 age group, 32,764 or 52 per cent are male while 30,254 or 48 per cent are females.

The Election Commission released these figures on February 14.

Nationally, of 23,16,1296 new voters in the 18-19 age group, 58.6 per cent are male while 41.4 per cent are female and 0.018 per cent belong to the “others” category.


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