High Voter Turnout in Manipur’s Phase 2 Lok Sabha Elections

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The second phase of Lok Sabha elections in Manipur on Friday (April 26) saw a remarkable turnout, with 68.48% of voters casting their ballots by 3 pm, as reported by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

Constituency Details

Thirteen assembly segments falling under the Outer Manipur Lok Sabha constituency participated in the second phase of elections. This constituency encompasses a diverse range of areas within Manipur.

A total of 857 polling stations, including nine special polling stations, were established across the 13 assembly segments to facilitate the voting process. These arrangements aimed to ensure accessibility and efficiency in managing the electoral exercise.

The Outer Manipur constituency is presently represented by Lorho Phoze of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), which is part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). However, the BJP has extended its support to NPF candidate Kachui Timothy Zimik in the current election cycle.

The electoral contest features a range of candidates, with NPF’s Kachui Timothy Zimik vying for victory with support from the BJP. On the other hand, Congress MLA Alfred K Arthur is contesting as the joint Opposition candidate endorsed by the INDIA bloc.

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