Almost 66% voting in Himachal, the day passed peacefully

Almost 66% (58.43% in the 2009) of the 4.8 million electors cast votes in Himachal. Heavy turnout was recorded in two of the three tribal segments of the Mandi parliamentary constituency as compared to other areas. Over 23,000 policemen and paramilitary troopers were stationed across the state to ensure peaceful polling. The lowest in the state, the Kaa polling station in Kinnaur district has only 17 voters. By 5 p.m., 12 voters cast their votes in Kaa. Source: IANS

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