New Delhi: Voters in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh turned out in large numbers for the Assembly elections held on Friday, November 17. By 5 PM, the Election Commission (EC) reported a preliminary voter turnout of 67.34% in Chhattisgarh and 71.11% in Madhya Pradesh, indicating a strong sense of democratic participation among the citizens of these states.
The EC anticipates that these figures will increase further as reports from all polling stations, including those in remote areas, are received and compiled. Voters who reached polling stations by the end of polling hours were permitted to cast their votes, ensuring that no eligible voter was disenfranchised.
Final voter turnout figures will be disclosed on Saturday, November 18, after a thorough examination of polling-related documents. The EC expressed its appreciation to the voters for their active participation in the electoral process and commended the election officials for conducting the polls in a smooth and efficient manner.