Lok Sabha Phase 2 Elections: 11% voter turnout in Chhattisgarh; 9.2% in Bihar till 9 am
Updated : April 18, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Voting in the second phase of polling in the state began at 7 am in Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund Lok Sabha seats, all having Naxal presence, amid tight security, the official at the state election office said.
A massive security blanket of around 60,000 personnel, and drones has been thrown around the three constituencies for polls.
Kishanganj and Banka recorded the highest turnout at 10.5 percent each in the first two hours, followed by Bhagalpur at 10 percent, Katihar at 8 percent and Purnea at 7 percent, the CEO office said.