10-12% turnout in Arunachal Pradesh

10-12% turnout in Arunachal Pradesh
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Apr 16 2009. 01 56 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Apr 16 2009. 01 56 PM IST
Itanagar: An estimated 10-12% votes were polled in the first two hours in the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh today.
Election office sources here said polling which began at 7 am in Arunachal east and west Lok Sabha seats went on smoothly.
Despite light rain showers, men and women in the capital of the tribal border state thronged the polling stations flaunting their colourful umbrellas to exercise their right to franchise.
A 200-metre long queue was seen before a polling station at Naharlagoon where two booths have been set up for 1738 voters.
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First Published: Thu, Apr 16 2009. 01 56 PM IST