Manipur: Re-polling in 34 polling stations underway

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Imphal, Mar 9: Repolling in 34 polling stations in three districts of Manipur is being held amid tight security on Thursday.


Voters are seen standing in queues before the polling stations for the repolling which is so far peaceful, an election commission official said.

Polling in these booths in Imphal, Churachandpur and Kangpoki districts was held in the first phase of the elections on March 4.

The repoll was ordered on Tuesday following electoral malpractices in these polling stations, the official said. Repolling was started at 7 am.

The first phase of polling in Manipur assembly held in 38 seats on March 4 recorded a high turnout of 84 percent. The second and final phase of polling in the Manipur assembly election ended at 3 pm on Wednesday.


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