Assembly Elections: Over 62 percent voter turnout recorded in Haryana, 55 percent in Maharashtra till 6 pm

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Low voter turnout was recorded in Maharashtra and Haryana on Monday for the assembly elections.

Polling is being held in both the states with the BJP and its allies seeking to retain power in Maharashtra and Haryana.

According to the officials, over 62 per cent of voters in Haryana turned out till 6 pm to elect 90 members of the Assembly. On the other hand, Maharashtra had voting of over 55 per cent.

Polling in Haryana and Maharashtra started at 7 am today morning. Tight security arrangements were made with deployment of security personnel in both the states. Counting of votes will be on October 24.

Bypolls are also being held to 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states.