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Manipur Assembly Elections 2022: First phase of polls held across 38 constituencies

The first phase of the Manipur elections 2022 was held in five districts on Monday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 1 Mar 2022, 4:28 am

Voters wait in queue to cast their votes while maintaining proper Covid SOPs (PHOTO: Twitter)
Voters wait in queue to cast their votes while maintaining proper Covid SOPs (PHOTO: Twitter)

The first phase of the Manipur elections 2022 was on Monday held across 38 constituencies in five districts - Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur, Kangpokpi and Chandel, amid high tension and tight security arrangements. 

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported at several polling stations. However, the poll percentage till 5 pm was 78.03 per cent, according to the update by the state Chief Election Officer. 

As many as 173 candidates, including 15 female candidates, were in the fray in the first phase of the polls. In all, 12,09,439 total voters, including 5,80,607 males, 6,28,657 females and 175 transgenders were expected to exercise their franchise across 1,721 polling stations in the first phase. 

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Glimpses of  ‘EETA’ – Women Only Managed Polling Station (PHOTO: Twitter)

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As many as 381 polling stations were completely manned by women polling personnel

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First Time Voters felicitated (PHOTO: Twitter)
 

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 57/6 Napphou Polling Station under Churachandpur District (PHOTO:Twitter)

 

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 A PwD personnel managed polling station at 59/49 B Vengnom (PHOTO: Twitter)

 

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 A voter poses for a click after voting at a selfie point at 12/13 Keishamthong (PHOTO: Twitter)

 

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A proud 80+ voter poses for the lens after casting her vote (PHOTO: Twitter)
 

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First published:28 Feb 2022, 2:27 pm

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