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Diphu turn out nears 80pc

The turn out of voters in Diphu Lok Sabha constituency is expected to touch 80 on Saturday.

Many voters were seen waiting in long queues in front of a section of polling booth even after the scheduled time.

According to the authorities, the real turn out would be available on Sunday after the receipt of all electronic voting machines.

Polling officials, posted in the remote areas, are expected to arrive only on Sunday morning. The polling, which began on a brisk note formally ended at 5 in the morning while a section of booths witnessed voting even at 6 in the evening.

In the fray are six candidates. The main contest will be between Congress’s Biren Singh Engti and the BJP’s Jayram Engleng

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