Peaceful voting took place on November 7, 2023, for the first phase of Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh and single-phase polling in Mizoram.
- In Chhattisgarh, 20 out of 90 constituencies, mainly in Naxal-affected areas, went to polls. The state recorded a 71.11 percent voter turnout, with 223 candidates, including 25 women, participating.
- The second and final phase of Chhattisgarh’s elections, with the remaining 70 seats, is scheduled for November 17.
- In Mizoram, voting was conducted for all 40 assembly seats, with an overall voter turnout of 77.83 percent. There were 174 candidates in the fray.
- Prominent political figures, including Chief Minister Zoramthanga and Deputy Chief Minister Tawnluia, contested in Mizoram’s elections.
Q.: What was the overall voter turnout in Mizoram’s elections?
a. 71.11 percent
b. 77.83 percent
c. 40 percent
d. 90 percent
Ans : b. 77.83 percent