77 pc turnout in Manipur repolling

Imphal, Mar 9: About 77 per cent electorate cast their votes at the end of the repolling in 34 polling stations in three districts of Manipur today, an election office official said. 

The poll percentage might be changed subject to correction, Chief Electoral Officer Vivek Kumar Dewangan said. 

The repolling in 34 polling stations in three districts in eight Assembly segments was conducted peacefully, he said. 

Polling in these booths in Imphal, Churachandpur and Kangpoki districts was held in the first phase of the elections on March 4.

The repoll was ordered on Tuesday following electoral malpractices in these polling stations.