Patiala 8 constituencies have about 72.5 percent Election: Patiala News

DC Patiala thanked all the voters and polling staff

Patiala News: Punjab Vidhan Sabha General Election 2022 was completed this evening. About 72.5 percent of polling was recorded in 8 assembly constituencies of Patiala district during the voting process. Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Sandeep Hans said that the election process started at 8 am and ended in the late evening.

The Deputy Commissioner said that out of 15 lakh 15 thousand 445 voters in 8 assembly constituencies of Patiala district, 791776 are male voters and 723609 are female voters. Of these, 12,401 are Divyangajans and 60 are transgender voters. About 72.5 percent of the electorate exercised their democratic right. A total of 102 candidates have cast their votes in all the constituencies of Patiala.

According to the data received from returning officers till late night, Assembly constituency 109-Nabha, where 09 candidates are in the fray. There are a total of 1 lakh 84 thousand 623 voters, in this constituency about 76.3 percent of votes have been paid. In 110-Patiala rural 19 candidates are contesting. A total of 2 lakh 25 thousand 639 voters in this constituency. About 65 percent of voters have cast their votes here. In Vidhan Sabha constituency 111-Rajpura, 10 candidates are in the fray. There are a total of 1 lakh 82 thousand 228 voters in this constituency. About 74.5 percent of them exercised their voting right.

In Constituency 113-Ghanour a total of 10 candidates are in the fray. There are 1 lakh 64 thousand 546 voters. Where 78 percent of votes were cast. In Constituency 114-Sanour a total of 14 candidates are in the fray and there are 2 lakh 22 thousand 969 voters. Out of these, about 72.9 percent votes were cast. While in Constituency 115-Patiala 17 candidates are trying their luck. There are a total of 1 lakh 61 thousand 399 voters in this constituency. The turnout was 63.3 percent.

In the 116-Samana constituency, 14 candidates are contesting. There are a total of 1 lakh 92 thousand 473 voters. About 75.8 percent of them have cast their votes. Sandeep Hans further said that Assembly constituency 117-Shutrana constituency 09 candidates were in the fray. There are 1 lakh 81 thousand 568 voters in this constituency and 75.5 percent voting has taken place here.

The number of Voter in Patiala is as under.

  • 518 voters over the age of 100
  • 5174 voters between the ages of 90 and 99
  • 28873 voters aged 80 to 89 years
  • 85851 voters aged 70 to 79 years
  • 1 lakh 42 thousand 7455 voters aged 60 to 69 years
  • 2 lakh 30 thousand 498 voters aged 50 to 59 years
  • 3 lakh 554 for 40 to 49 years
  • 4 lakh 13 thousand 955 for 30 to 39 years
  • 2 lakh 84 thousand 154 for 20 to 29 years
  • 23230 18 to 19 years

The votes cast by the staff on election duty at the facilitation centers were cast through 2301 postal ballot papers. Besides, out of 4459 postal ballot papers sent to service voters, 155 have been received. Which will return by March 9.

Government employees and officials residing in Patiala district who are on election duty in other districts. He has returned 54 of the ballot papers issued by the concerned ROs. He said that as per the directions of the Election Commission, 163 Divyangajans and 903 voters above 80 years of age cast their votes through postal ballot papers in their homes.

Late-night EVMs have been deposited by polling parties in various strong rooms. 24-hour surveillance of CCTV cameras and police and paramilitary forces has been ensured. The DC thanked all the voters and the polling staff for conducting the election process in a peaceful and orderly manner.

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