Advertisement

Home / India / Goa Assembly polls: Goa reports 79 per cent voting for 40 seats

Goa Assembly polls: Goa reports 79 per cent voting for 40 seats

Electoral fate of 301 candidates were locked in EVMs which will be opened on March 10 for counting
Representational image.
Representational image.
File picture

Our Bureau, PTI   |   Panaji   |   Published 14.02.22, 09:36 PM

Goa on Monday registered a very high voter turnout of 78.94 per cent in polling for the 40 Assembly seats which passed off peacefully with no untoward incident reported from any part of the state which witnessed a multi-cornered contest, officials said.

Electoral fate of 301 candidates were locked in EVMs which will be opened on March 10 for counting.

Addressing a press conference here, Chief Electoral Officer Kunal said the highest voting was registered in the Sankhalim constituency in North Goa at 89.61 per cent, while the lowest voter turnout was 70.20 per cent at Benaulim in South Goa.

He said the overall voting percentage was 78.94.

"This is a tentative percentage of voting, while the exact data would be available later," the poll officer said.



Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
 
 
 
Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.