Voting in Jind bypolls underway: 25% voter turnout recorded in first few hours; BJP, Congress, INLD, JJP candidates in fray
In bypolls in Haryana’s Jind, 25 per cent polling was recorded till 10.30 am, with BJP, Congress, INLD, Lok Sabha MP Dushyant Chautala’s party in the fray
As many as 1,71,113 people, including nearly 80,000 women, are eligible to vote in the Jind bypoll, and 158 polling stations have been set up, of which 67 are in rural areas. The votes will be polled between 7 am and 5 pm, Election Commission officials said.
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The bypoll to the Jind Assembly seat, which is considered as the political heartland of Haryana, will prove to be a litmus test for various parties, including the ruling BJP, the Congress and the INLD.