Manipur Phase 2 Voting Live Updates: 47.16% Voter Turnout Registered as of 1pm; reported violence

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Image source: CEO MANIPUR (TWITTER) @CEOMANIPUR

Manipur Phase 2 LIVE UPDATE: Election Day scenes from Phase 2 of Thoubal Kshetri Leikai Model Polling Station.

Manipur phase 2 LIVE voting: Voting for the second phase of the Assembly elections in Manipur started at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 in 22 constituencies spread across six districts in strict compliance with COVID-19 pandemic protocols. The result of no less than 92 candidates, including two women, will be sealed today. Voters who are COVID-positive or in quarantine will be allowed to vote at the last hour, between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The results of the Manipur Assembly elections will be announced on March 10. 22 constituencies, namely Lilong, Thoubal, Wangkhem, Heirok, Wangjing Tentha, Khangabo, Wabgai, Kakching, Hiyanglam, Sugnoo, Jiribam, Chandel (ST), Tengnoupal (ST), Phungyar (ST), Ukhrul (ST), Chingai ( ST), Karong (ST), Mao (ST), Tadubi (ST), Tamei (ST), Tamenglong (ST) and Nungba (ST) will vote on March 5. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, all arrangements to hold voting at 1,247 polling stations have been made, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajesh Agarwal said on Friday. A total of about 8.38 lakh voters are eligible to exercise their right to vote in this phase. On March 3, the Election Commission imposed a ban on all kinds of political campaigning for the second phase of the State Assembly polls to be held on March 5. The term of the current Manipur government began on March 20, 2017, and is expected to end on March 19, 2022.

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