Mizoram Elections 2018: Polling begins amid tight security in Mizoram

Mizoram Elections 2018: Polling begins amid tight security in Mizoram

At tight security, polling began at 7 a.m. for the 40-member Mizoram assembly election, officials said, reports IANS.
 
According to senior police officials, around 11,100 security personnel comprising central paramilitary and state security forces have been deployed to foil any attempt to create trouble during the polling.
 
Voting will continue uninterrupted till 4 pm.
 
In all 768,181 voters, including 393,685 women, would decide the electoral fate of the 209 candidates, of whom 15 are women. In 2013, only six women had contested and none were successful.
 
Mizoram’s Joint Chief Electoral Officer Zorammuana said that no untoward incident has been reported so far from anywhere in the State.



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