Uttarakhand witnesses record turnout of 68% voters

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Uttarakhand’s 13 districts recorded a 68% turnout by 5 pm. Uttarkashi district had the highest turnout with 73% people casting their vote, followed by Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts with 70% each. The hill district of Almora reported the lowest polling percentage at 52%. Voting ends for 69 seats in Uttarakhand Residents of Uttarakhand More...

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