Lok Sabha election 2014: Polling begins in Mizoram

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Mizoram goes to polls today
Aizwal, April 11: Mizoram today will be voting for the lone Lok Sabha constituency and will also vote for an Assembly by-poll. Security has been stepped up in the state for peaceful elections.

The by-poll is being held to the Hrangturzo Assembly constituency. The Mizoram Lok Sabha seat is witnessing a three-cornered contest between the ruling Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the United Democratic Front (UDF) which is an alliance of eight opposition parties.

CL Ruala is contesting on a Congress ticket, while UDF had fielded Robert Romawia Royte and AAP has fielded Michael Lalmanzuala.

An electorate of 702,189, of whom 355,954 are women, are eligible to cast votes in 1,126 polling stations. The state will also avial the facility of the VVPAT, where voters receieve a paper trail showing whom they voted for.

With PTI inputs

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