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Voting underway in Mizoram amid tight security

15% voting recorded till 9 am

15 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 9 am in Mizoram

Polling began on Wednesday morning for the 40-member state Assembly amid tight security in Mizoram, where Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is seeking a third consecutive term and the BJP looking to uproot the Congress in its last bastion in the Northeast. The voting process started at 7am and will continue till 4 pm, election office sources said.

A total of 7,70,395 electorates, which includes 3,94,897 female voters, would seal the fates of 209 candidates – 15 of them women, the sources said.

Long queues of enthusiastic voters were seen outside many polling stations early in the day.


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