Padampur Bypoll Live Updates: Record 80.5% voter turnout recorded till 6pm

Bargarh

The voting for the crucial bypoll to Padampur assembly constituency in Bargarh district began today amid tight security. Polling will continue till 4 pm. Biju Janata Dal candidate Barsha Singh Bariha, Congress’ Satyabhushan Sahu and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Pradip Purohit are in the fray for the assembly seat.  
Altogether 2,57,474 voters (1,29,497 male and 1,27,565 female voters) are expected to exercise their franchise at 319 booths. Counting of votes will be done on December 8.

Padampur Bypoll

18:34 PM(2 months ago )

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80.5% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm

Posted by: Rashmi Ranjan

Padampur bypoll sees a record 80.5% voter turnout till 6pm. Polling still continues in 71 booths, informs Bargarh Collector Monisha Banerjee

16:59 PM(2 months ago )

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65.28% voter turnout recorded till 3pm

Posted by: Rashmi Ranjan

Padampur bypoll: 65.28% voter turnout recorded till 3pm. Around 12,000 voters still on queues in 89 polling booths, informs Odisha Chief Electoral Officer, Sushil Lohani.

13:52 PM(2 months ago )

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46.96% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

Posted by: Rashmi Ranjan

The polling percentage in Padampur stood at 46.96 per cent till 1 PM.

13:38 PM(2 months ago )

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Padampur Bypoll: Differently-abled voters set example

Posted by: Rashmi Ranjan

At a time when many responsible citizens of our country are seen refraining from casting their votes citing different reasons, these differently-abled persons have set an example by inking their fingers during the Padampur by-polls.

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12:51 PM(2 months ago )

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Bargarh man living in Oman returns home, casts vote for first time in life

Posted by: Rashmi Ranjan

The polling for the byelection to Padampur assembly constituency in Bargarh district is currently underway. As many as 2,57,474 electorates are exercising their franchise. Among them is Umesh Panigrahi, an NRI living in Oman, who returned home with the sole purpose of exercising his democracy rights by casting his vote.   

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12:07 PM(2 months ago )

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29.73% voter turnout recorded till 11AM

Posted by: Devbrat Patnaik

The polling percentage in Padampur stood at 29.73% till 11AM.

12:05 PM(2 months ago )

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No incident of violence, polls underway in peaceful manner

Posted by: Devbrat Patnaik

Technical glitches in a few EVMs were reported before Padampur bypoll. The EVMs were found defunct during mock polls and voting in four booths. However, they were fixed/replaced immediately. Voting is underway in a peaceful manner. There has been no report of any untoward incident, informed CEO Sushil Lohani.

09:54 AM(2 months ago )

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8.5% voter turnout recorded till 9AM

Posted by: Devbrat Patnaik

In the ongoing Padampur bypoll, Odisha chief electoral officer (CEO) informed that the polling percentage stood at 8.5pc at 9AM.

07:41 AM(2 months ago )

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Padampur Votes

Posted by: Devbrat Patnaik

Voting for bypoll to Padampur assembly constituency begins, polling will continue till 4pm today.

00:23 AM(2 months ago )

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BJD workers accused of distributing cash, detained in Bargarh village

Posted by: Abhijit Mishra

With less than 24 hours to go for the crucial Padampur bypoll, tension ran high at Sareikela village under Paikamal block in Bargarh district after two BJD workers were allegedly caught on Sunday while distributing money to woo voters ahead of the much-awaited bypoll.

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00:22 AM(2 months ago )

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Security tightened, political parties on the edge

Posted by: Abhijit Mishra

While voting will start from 7 am and continue till 4 pm, a total of 2, 57,474 voters (1,29,497 male and 1,27,565 female voters) will exercise their franchise at 319 booths. Of them, six are pink booths and 15 are model booths. 

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