41,781 voters opted for NOTA in Haryana
Chandigarh, May 24: Over 41,000 voters pressed the none of the above (NOTA) button in the Lok Sabha polls in Haryana where the ruling BJP won all 10 seats.
The share of NOTA in Haryana was 0.68 per cent of the total votes polled, as per the Election Commission data.
The maximum number of voters who opted for NOTA were in Ambala (7,943) while the least were in Bhiwani-Mahendergarh (2,041).
In the remaining eight constituencies, 4,986 voters went for NOTA option in Faridabad, 5,389 it in Gurgaon, 2,957 in Hisar, 5,463 in Karnal, 3,198 in Kurukshetra, 3,001 in Rohtak, 4,339 in Sirsa and 2,464 in Sonipat.
From Ambala, BJP's sitting MP Rattan Lal Kataria was seeking re-election and was pitted against Congress' Kumari Selja while saffron party's sitting MP Dharambir Singh was seeking re-election from Bhiwani-Mahendergarh and was pitted against Shruti Choudhary of the Congress.