72.65 % Polling Recorded In Second Phase Of Himachal Elections

Shimla: With the polling have concluded peacefully and no re-poll ordered anywhere in the state, the total percentage of polling recorded in the second phase for the 65 seats has climbed to 72.65 percent.

Elections to three tribal seats of Kinnaur, Lahul-Spiti and Bharmaur were held as part of the first phase on 14th November.

Chief electoral officer Manisha Nanda said that for the first time in the states electoral history, counting for all the 68 Assembly Constituencies would start simultaneously on the morning of 28th December.

In 2003, the voter turnout recorded was 74.5 percent. Out of the 68 seats, Congress had won 43 seats, BJP 16 and independents nine seats.

Name of District AC Number & Name Poll %
Shimla 2-RAMPUR (SC) 69.24
3-ROHRU 69.24
4-JUBBAL-KOTKHAI 76.5
5-CHOPAL 71.51
6-KUMARSAIN 68
7-THEOG 77.69
8-SIMLA 47.18
9-KASUMPTI
(SC)
53.10
Total of District Shimla 66.56%
Solan 10-ARKI 75.61
  11-DOON 82.46
  12-NALAGARH 83.59
  13-KASAULI (SC) 67.39
  14-SOLAN 61.08
Total of District Solan 74.03%
Sirmaur 15-PACHHAD (SC) 80.28
  16-RAINKA (SC) 75.57
  17-SHILLAI 78.24
  18-PAONTA-DOON 79.07
  19-NAHAN 76.46
Total of District Sirmaur 77.92%
Bilaspur 20-KOTKEHLOOR 79.2
  21-BILASPUR 74.1
  22-GHUMARWIN 66.27
  23-GEHARWIN (SC) 71.74
Total of District Bilaspur 72.83%
Hamirpur 24-NADAUN 71.06
  25-HAMIRPUR 66.85
  26-BAMSAN 69.24
  27-MEWA (SC) 66.3
  28-NADAUNTA 65.06
Total of District Hamirpur 67.70%
Una 29-GAGRET (SC) 73.94
  30-CHINTPURNI 72.21
  31-SANTOKHGARH 74.82
  32-UNA 73.05
  33-KUTLEHAR 69.50
Total of District Una 72.70%
Kangra 34-NURPUR 75.29
  35-GANGATH (SC) 73.06
  36-JAWALI 73.39
  37-GULER 72.54
  38-JASWAN 68.2
  39-PRAGPUR (SC) 68.5
  40-JAWALAMUKHI 71.5
  41-THURAL 66.43
  42-RAJGIR (SC) 65.82
  43-BAIJNATH 69.6
  44-PALAMPUR 72.18
  45-SULAH 71.02
  46-NAGROTA 75.25
  47-SHAHPUR 73.56
  48-DHARAMSHALA 72.74
  49-KANGRA 75.25
Total of District Kangra 71.52%
Chamba 50-BHATTIYAT 75.83
  51-BANIKHET 73.85
  52-RAJNAGAR (SC) 75.94
  53-CHAMBA 71.96
Total of District Chamba 74.26%
Kullu 56-KULLU 73.35
  57-BANJAR 77.37
  58-ANI (SC) 71.69
Total of District Kullu 74.13%
Mandi 59-KARSOG (SC) 75.09
  60-CHACHIOT 82.62
  61-NACHAN (SC) 78.78
  62-SUNDERNAGAR 76.52
  63-BALH (SC) 78.12
  64-GOPALPUR 72.67
  65-DHARAMPUR 66.94
  66-JOGINDERNAGAR 70.96
  67-DARANG 76.32
  68-MANDI 71
Total of District Mandi 74.90%
Total of State Himachal Pradesh 72.65%

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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