Nation First News: Elections to the Patkura Assembly seat under the Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency began at 7 AM amid tight security today. Counting of votes to the same will be held on July 24.
As per the office of the chief electoral officer , 26 % voter turnout recorded till 11 AM today.
Voting continued at 309 polling booths. A total of 2, 44,747 voters will decide the fate of 10 candidates.
Earlier, the ruling BJD has demanded special security arrangements at 56 vulnerable booths in the poll-bound Patkura Assembly seat for smooth conduct of the polls.