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53.68% turnout in six assembly seats in Gujarat bypolls

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The Viral
22nd October, 2019 08:09 IST

Ahmedabad,  A 53.68 per cent turnout was recorded in the byelections to six Assembly constituencies in Gujarat on Monday.

Polling for the six seats spread across various districts was held between 8 am and 6 pm.

Counting of votes will be taken up on October 24.

The bypolls were held for Tharad in Banaskantha district, Radhanpur in Patan, Kheralu in Mehsana, Bayad in Arvalli, Amraiwadi in Ahmedabad and Lunawada in Mahisagar district.

By 6 pm, Tharad recorded the highest turnout of 68.95 percent, while Amraiwadi, an urban seat of Ahmedabad city, recorded the lowest 34.75 per cent polling.

While Radhanpur seat recorded 62.95 per cent turnout, it was 61.01 per cent in Bayad. It was followed by Lunawada (51.23 per cent) and Kheralu (46.15 per cent), officials said.

No untoward incident took place during polling.

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