Assam recorded heavy voter turnout in the third phase of the Assembly elections.

The final voter turnout in the third phase of Assam Assembly elections has been recorded at 83.81 percent.

The third phase of Assam Assembly elections were held on Tuesday (April 6).

The turnout in the third phase is higher compared to the first and second phases of the Assam Assembly elections.

Nearly 81 per cent of the 73, 44,631 voters exercised their franchise in the second phase across 39 constituencies on April 1.

Around 80 per cent of 81, 09,815 voters cast their votes on March 27 in the first phase in 47 constituencies.

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The third phase of the election which was held in 40 constituencies spread across 12 districts was largely peaceful except for a few sporadic incidents of violence.

Assam recorded the highest turnout compared to the four other states which went to the polls on Tuesday.

In West Bengal, a total of 83.93 percent of 78.5 lakh voters exercised their franchise till the end of the third phase of polling and in Tamil Nadu, where single-phase elections were held in 234 seats, 72.79 percent voter turnout was recorded.

Kerala recorded 74.05 percent polling while the Union Territory of Puducherry where a single-phase election was held registered a voter turnout of 81.70 per cent.

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