Assembly Elections 2023: Madhya Pradesh records 11.19 pc polling, Chhattisgarh logs 5.71 pc till 9:30 am

The counting of votes for the five states including Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram will be done on December 3.

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Madhya Pradesh and Chhattishgarh are going under Assembly polls on Friday and have recorded a voter turnout of 11.19% and 5.71% polling, respectively. 

5.71% polling, has been recorded in the second phase in Chhattisgarh till 9.30 am on Friday, according to data shared by the Election Commission.

Polling for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly and 70 seats for the 90-member Chhattisgarh House is underway and the voters can cast their ballots until 6 PM, except in the Baihar, Lanji, and Parswara assembly seats of Balaghat district and some booths in Mandla and Dindori districts, where voting will be held until 3 PM.

On the While polling for all seats in Madhya Pradesh is being held in a single phase currently, voting for 20 seats in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh polls was held on November 7.

Polling for the second phase in Chhattisgarh began at 8 PM and will continue till 3 PM. However, voting in nine polling stations of Bindranavagarh Assembly constituency will be held from 7 PM to 3 PM.

For Chhattisgarh, over 18,800 polling stations have been set up for the second phase of polling. A total of 958 candidates are in the fray across the 70 seats.

(With inputs from ANI)