Punjab Assembly Election 2022: 17.78 percent voting in Punjab till 11 am, peaceful voting is going on in 117 seats

Amritsar: Tight security arrangements have been made at all polling stations for the elections to the 117-member Punjab Assembly. Over 2.14 crore voters of the state will decide the fate of a total of 1304 candidates in all the 117 constituencies today.

Voting is going on for the 117-member Legislative Assembly of Punjab (Assembly Elections 2022). A total of 17.77 percent polling is reported in the state till 11 am. Voting has picked up pace as the day progresses. Till 9 am, there was only about five per cent voting. Voters will be able to vote from 8 am to 6 pm. The Election Commission had already completed its preparations. Tight security arrangements have been made at all the polling stations. Over 2.14 crore voters of the state will decide the fate of a total of 1304 candidates in all the 117 constituencies today.

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has appealed to the people of the state to vote enthusiastically. He tweeted, ‘As voting is going to be held in Punjab today, exercise your constitutional rights by casting your valuable vote for progressive change. Also, urge your family and friends to come out and vote because every single vote counts!

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the voters of Punjab to definitely go to cast their votes. He tweeted the video and said, “Go vote for the future of Punjab. A future in which good schools, good employment for your children, good government hospitals in which you can get free treatment, drug addiction ends, all Punjabis feel safe. Do it, the security of the country is paramount. All this will happen when you go to cast your vote.”

The results of Punjab assembly elections will be declared on March 10. The results of the Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa assembly elections will also be declared on the same day.

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