Assembly Elections 2023: Record voter enthusiasm in MP, Chhattisgarh; Over 71%, 68% turnout by 5 pm

Assembly Elections 2023: The electoral destiny of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, along with Rajasthan, Telangana, and Mizoram, will be unveiled on December 3, amplifying the political pulse in these regions.

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Assembly Elections 2023: The democratic spirit soared high in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as they witnessed impressive voter turnouts of 71.16% and 68.15%, respectively, by 5 PM, according to the latest data from the Election Commission.

The electoral destiny of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, along with Rajasthan, Telangana, and Mizoram, will be unveiled on December 3, amplifying the political pulse in these regions.

Madhya Pradesh Elections Update

Madhya Pradesh exhibited robust civic participation with a 60.52% turnout recorded till 3 pm across all 230 assembly seats. By 1 pm, the state had already marked a 45.40% voter turnout. The election, crucial for over 2,500 candidates, commenced at 7 am.

Chhattisgarh's Vibrant Democracy

Chhattisgarh, with 90 seats, experienced a 55.31% voter turnout in the second phase till 3 pm, following a 38.22% turnout by 1 pm. The polling time ranged from 8 am to 5 pm, with exceptions in Naxal-affected areas.

Inclusive Electoral Setup

In Chhattisgarh, over 18,800 polling stations were established for the second phase. A total of 958 candidates contested across 70 seats. The democratic arena witnessed the active participation of nearly 5.59 crore voters, including 2.87 crore males and 2.71 crore females.

Upcoming Verdict and Political Dynamics

The elections in both states mark a significant contest between the Congress and BJP. With the Lok Sabha polls looming in about six months, these state elections hold paramount importance for both political parties.

This impressive voter turnout reflects the vibrant democracy and civic engagement in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, setting the stage for the forthcoming electoral results.

(With ANI Inputs)