Repolling in four polling stations peaceful: EC

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Bangalore, May 12 (UNI) Polling was peaceful in the four polling stations where repolling was ordered due to malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines during the first phase election to Karnataka Assembly today.

According to Election Commission sources, the highest of 74 per cent turnout was recorded in polling station, 46 in Ramanagaram Assembly seat where former Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy is seeking re-election.

A lowest of 34 per cent turnout was reported in 6A polling station in Malleswaram Assembly seat in Bangalore city.

In the other two polling stations, 43 per cent polling was recorded in 119A polling station in Shivajinagar and 52 per cent in polling station 50 in Gandhinagar Assembly seat, both in the city.

Repolling was ordered in four polling stations, which went to the polls in the first phase following the report of malfunctioning of EVM's.

Polling was peaceful and no untoward incident was reported, the EC sources added.


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