Sunday, 28 April 2013

Lots of Enthusiasm seen in Uttarakhand Civic Body Polls

About 70 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Uttarakhand civic body elections which were held peacefully today.

Till the conclusion of polling at 5 pm, 70 per cent people had cast their votes, State Election Commissioner Harish Chandra Joshi said.

No untoward incident was reported from anywhere, he said.

Large queues of voters were witnessed outside polling booths throughout the state including Dehradun, Haridwar, Pithoragarh, Almora and Uttarkashi in the polls which will decide the fate of 3,7523 candidates, he said.

Polling has been held to six municipal corporations in Dehradun, Haridwar, Roorkee, Haldwani, Kashipur and Udham Singh Nagar besides 28 municipal boards and 38 nagar panchayats throughout the state.

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