A total of 91,849 voters, including 46,268 males and 45,581 females, are likely to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of nine candidates, including Deputy Speaker Anusuya Prasad Maikhuri of the Congress party.
Voting which was supposed to take place on February 15 was rescheduled by the EC following the death of Kuldeep Singh Kanwasi, BSP candidate from Karnaprayag on February 12.
The results for assembly elections 2017 will be declared on March 11.
Consequently, polling was held in 69 out of a total of 70 seats in the state on February 15.
Exit polls date was extended in view of voting yet to be held for the lone seat of Karnaprayag.
Congress Monday demanded that the EC file an FIR against PM Narendra Modi and probe alleged pumping of money in Uttarakhand by BJP.
It urged the Commission to ensure that no postal votes cast after the designated time of 5.00 PM in the Uttarakhand Assembly polls on February 15 be counted.
The BJP accused Chief Minister Harish Rawat of pressurising officials to lodge false cases against BJP workers.
The state Assembly elections were held on February 15.
Chief Electoral Officer had convened a press conference to announce that a record 68 per cent had voted across the state.
Congress President Kishore Upadhyay charged BJP with publishing advertisements worth crores of rupees on the front pages of newspapers and buying prime time slots for the party's campaigns on private news and entertainment channels.
Maximum voting was recorded in Uttarkashi district (73 per cent), followed by Nainital and Haridwar (both 70 per cent). Almora (52 per cent) in Kumaon recorded the lowest polling until 5 pm.
The teams, accompanied by mules and security personnel, will take another two days to return with the electronic voting machines and other materials.
The election in the poll-bound hill state is considered a direct contest between the ruling Congress and BJP. But the presence of about a dozen rebel candidates in the fray as independents may upset the calculations.
Over 74 lakh voters will seal the fate of 628 candidates in EVM machines between 8 AM to 5 PM when polling concludes, state Election office informed.
The polling to Karnaprayag constituency of the state was adjourned due to the death of BSP candidate Kuldeep Singh Kanwasi and it will now be held on March 9.
Narayan Singh Rana, RSS swayamsevak, is the father of Sushma, who is married to Pankaj Singh, son of Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Dalit-Muslim politics of Uttar Pradesh gives way to Thakur-Brahmin dominance in Uttarakhand.
On the direction of the Commission, a case was registered against Rahul Gandhi, Harsih Rawat and party candidate from Haridwar Brahmaswaroop Brahmachari last night.
Karnaprayag is a high profile constituency from where Deputy Speaker of the state assembly Anusuya Prasad Maikhuri is contesting.
The Congress termed it as a conspiracy of the BJP and the channel involved to build an atmosphere against the party ahead of the Uttarakhand Assembly polls.
It was alleged that Joshi hit the horse, breaking its hind leg.
People of the state will have to make the lotus bloom if they wanted a clean government capable of bringing about real development, Rajnath Singh said.
Security agencies are keeping strict vigil along the 240 km-long Indo-Nepal border that falls in the region to nab "anti-national elements that could disrupt the polling process."
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