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Highlights from the Election of 2022: Manipur has a Voter Turnout of 76.62 Percent

Updates on the 2022 election: Within the second and final phases of the Manipur assembly elections, around 8.38 lakh voters were qualified to vote.

The second and final phase of Manipur assembly elections, conducted on Saturday over 22 constituencies spanning six districts, attracted 92 candidates, comprising two women. Lilong, Wangkhem, Thoubal, Heirok, Khangabo, Wangjing Tentha, Wabgai, Hiyanglam, Kakching, Sugnoo, Tamenglong (ST), Tengnoupal (ST), Ukhrul (ST), Jiribam, Chandel (ST), Phungyar (ST), Tamei (ST), Chingai (ST), Mao (ST), Karong (ST), Tadubi (ST), Mao (ST). In the first round of voting on February 28, 38 of the 60 assembly seats were up for grabs.

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Polling in the final phase was mostly uneventful: Manipur’s CEO

“The second phase (final phase) of the Manipur Assembly elections was largely peaceful. 76.62% voter turnout recorded till 5pm. Final data will be calculated after all polling parties come back. We’re expecting around 85% turnout”: Rajesh Agarwal, Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur

“There was no incident of major poll violence in the valley. In the hills,12 EVMs were destructed. There are chances of repoll where the EVM data can’t be retrieved. We’ve also received some complaints from political parties which will also be examined”: Agarwal

According to PTI, which cites election officials, the second and final phase of Manipur’s assembly election saw 76.04 percent turnout.

According to election officials, the turnout in the second and final round of the Manipur Assembly election this Saturday was 76.04 percent, despite sporadic incidences of violence in several areas before and after voting began.

Manipur has received 76.04 percent of the vote as of 5 p.m.

Up to 5 p.m., 76.04 percent of the population had voted.

“Unemployment is the main issue. We’re voting for more opportunities,” said young voters

PM calling out

“Today is the second phase of the Manipur Assembly elections. Calling upon all those whose constituencies are polling today to vote in large numbers and mark the festival of democracy.”

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