Assembly Elections 2016: Polling begins in Assam
April 5, 2016 14:39 IST
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Over 60 percent of the 95 lakh electorate cast their ballot till 3.30 p.m. on Monday in the first round of assembly elections to pick 65 legislators in Assam. Additional Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Khade said 61.34 percent polling was recorded till 3.30 p.m. The 65 constituencies which saw polling on Monday are mainly located in the tea belt, north of the Brahmaputra river and in the Barak Valley. These include three seats reserved for Dalits and 10 for tribals.