The polling in Dhupdhara area of Goalpara district under Guwahati parliamentary constituency passed off peacefully except a few incidents of malfunctioning of EVMs in three poll centres. The brisk polling was witnessed in the morning today at several polling stations at Dhupdhara and its outskirts. The casting was started as usual but the defect was witnessed in the EVM before start of the polling in one of the centre at Dhupdhara High School. Polling in Kothakuthi centre and Ambari ME School was also disrupted due to the defect found in EVMs. But immediate replacement helped to complete the polling peacefully.
According to the official sources, 83.14 per cent polling was reported in Dhupdhara sector which included 11 polling centres numbering from 187 to 19.