Voting in Mahoba constituency starts with a case of poll violence

The violence that erupted in the district injured 4 people including the Samajwadi Party candidate, from Mahoba assembly constituency of the district, Siddhgopal Sahu's son. The polling is under way in two constituencies, namely, Mahoba and Charkhari, of the Mahoba district

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 23 Feb 2017 3:27 AM GMT

Voting in Mahoba constituency starts with a case of poll violence
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Voting in Mahoba constituency starts with a case of poll violence
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Mahoba: The fourth phase of polling in the in the Mahoba constituency of the district started with a clash between Samajawadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party supporters on Thursday.

The violence that erupted in the district injured 4 people including the Samajwadi Party candidate, from Mahoba assembly constituency of the district, Siddhgopal Sahu's son, in the firing during the scuffle.

The polling is under way in two constituencies, namely, Mahoba and Charkhari, of the Mahoba district.

According to data with the Election Commission of India, Mahoba assembly constituency has 2,79,597 registered voters. It comprises 1,54,857 male and 1,24,738 female registered voters.

The district had recorded a voter turnout of 62.60 per cent in 2012 state assembly elections with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) defeating the Samajwadi Party (SP) by 354 votes.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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