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High voter turnout in Assam, Tripura

84 pc voter turnout in Tripura, 72 pc in Assam in first phase of Lok Sabha polls 2014

Voter turnout in Assam and Tripura saw a very high turnout of voters on Monday, April 7. Tripura West constituency saw 84 per cent polling while in Assam 72.5 per cent voters cast their votes in five constituencies as the first part of the nine-phased general elections ended peacefully. We expect the poll percentage to cross 75 per cent" in Assam, Deputy Election Commissioner Alok Shukla told reporters in New Delhi.