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78.94% turnout in Goa on polling day; no violence reported

After brisk early voting which saw more than a quarter (26.63 per cent) of the state's eligible voters turning out to exercise their franchise in the first four hours, poll authorities in Goa said that 78.94 per cent (provisional figure) voters cast their votes in the Assembly elections, which were held over a single phase. The final voting percentage for the second phase of Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh was 61.06 per cent, while Uttarakhand, which had single-phase polling, recorded 59.51 per cent.