Himachal Pradesh Polling udapte.

A moderate 30 per cent polling was recorded till noon on Sunday in the election to the 68-member Assembly in hill state of Himachal Pradesh.
Polling had begun on a dull note apparently due to cold weather conditions. The minimum temperature was hovering around freezing point in Chopal in Shimla district and in Kaza area.
“Aleast seven EVMs were replaced due to malfunctioning, four of them in Kullu and one each on Shimla and Bilaspur,” Himachal’s Chief Electoral Officer Narinder Chauhan said.
Polling has been peaceful and no untoward incident has been reported, election officials said.
They said that average voting was below eight per cent in the first hour but it crossed 18 per cent by 10.00 AM. The poll percentage in the last election was 71.61 per cent.

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