Polling ends peacefully in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Polling ended peacefully in Maharashtra Wednesday evening, with a little over 55 percent of the state’s 8.35 crore voters exercising their franchise for the 288 assembly seats, officials said.
Voting also took place for the lone Lok Sabha by-elections for Beed parliamentary seat amidst tight security.
In Mumbai, around 48 percent of the electorate cast their votes till 5 p.m.
The fate of 4,119 candidates have been sealed in EVMs and now the focus shall be Oct 19 when the counting will take place.