Polling begins for Haryana assembly polls

Chandigarh, Oct 15:  Polling for 90 assembly seats in Haryana began on Wednesday morning. Voters could be seen queued up at some polling stations even before the official start time of 7 a.m.

Over 1.63 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise. Polling will be held at 16,357 polling centres between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

There are 1,351 candidates in the fray, including a record 109 women. Most seats are witnessing multi-cornered contests this time.

The main contest is between the ruling Congress, the main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).


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