Odisha News Hawk: As the polling gained momentum across 5 Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha after 11 AM, 33% voter turnout has been recorded till 1 PM.
5 Lok Sabha Constituencies – Bargarh, Kandhamal, Aska, Sundargarh and Bolangir as well as 35 Assembly segments falling under those are going to polls today. 35 candidates are in the fray for Lok Sabha polls, while 244 candidates are fighting for 35 assembly seats.
Bargarh has recorded 35% polling till 1 PM followed by 34% in Aska, 30% in Sundargarh, 28% in Bolangir and Kandhamal 24%.
76,93,123 votes will decide the fate of the above candidates today. Out of these, 39,45,025 voters are male while 37,47,493 are female. 605 third gender voters are also enrolled to vote.