High turnout as polling ends in Haryana



High turnout was reported from most areas as voting for 90 assembly seats in Haryana ended Wednesday evening.

The state saw a turnout of nearly 72 percent till 6 p.m., election officials said here.

The officials said that voters were still queued up at polling stations and that the poll percentage would go up. The final polling percentage would be known later.

At least six districts - Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Kaithal, Fatehabad, Mewat and Sirsa - recorded over 75 percent polling.

The balloting will decide the fate of 1,351 candidates, including 116 women.

Minor clashes were reported at nearly 10 places between workers of different political parties. Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed in Hisar, Sirsa and Jind districts. - IANS