Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad after casting his vote in the by-elections on October 21, 2019. Image: Northeast Now

By-elections for three Assembly constituencies of Sikkim were held peacefully and in an smooth manner on Monday.

The highest voting percentage was recorded for Poklok-Kamrang constituency in South Sikkim with 80.56 per cent.

This was followed by Martam-Rumtek constituency in East Sikkim with 72.60 per cent.

The lowest voting turnout was recorded for Gangtok constituency in East Sikkim with just 51.97 per cent.

As per records received, out of total 15,695 voters in Poklok-Kamrang, 6520 male and 6124 female voters have casts their votes.

The highest voting percentage was recorded for Poklok-Kamrang constituency in South Sikkim with 80.56 per cent. This was followed by Martam-Rumtek constituency in East Sikkim with 72.60 per cent. The lowest voting turnout was recorded for Gangtok constituency in East Sikkim with just 51.97 per cent. As per records received, out of total 15,695 voters in Poklok-Kamrang, 6520 male and 6124 female voters have casts their votes. In Martam-Rumtek, out 16,951 voters, 6317 male and 5989 female turned out to cast their votes. In Gangtok constituency, only 3316 male and 2792 female voters casts their votes out of total 11,752 voters. It has to be mentioned here that Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president, the chief minister P S Golay is also contesting the by-election from Poklok-Kamrang constituency. He visited all polling stations of Poklok-Kamrang constituency in South Sikkim on the day of the polling. The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad has also cast his vote for Gangtok Assembly seat at White Hall polling station at Gangtok.
Sikkim chief minister P S Golay greeting voters at a polling station. Image Northeast Now

In Martam-Rumtek, out 16,951 voters, 6317 male and 5989 female turned out to cast their votes.

In Gangtok constituency, only 3316 male and 2792 female voters casts their votes out of total 11,752 voters.

It has to be mentioned here that Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president, the chief minister P S Golay is also contesting the by-election from Poklok-Kamrang constituency.

He visited all polling stations of Poklok-Kamrang constituency in South Sikkim on the day of the polling.

The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad has also cast his vote for Gangtok Assembly seat at White Hall polling station at Gangtok.

Sagar Chhetri

Sagar Chhetri is Northeast Now Correspondent in Gangtok. He can be reached at: sagchhetri@gmail.com

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