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    Assam Polls: State registers 82.33% voter turnout till 7:30 pm

    79,19,641 voters are expected to seal the fate of 337 candidates in 40 constituencies spread across 12 districts.

    Guwahati: Assam has registered a voter turnout of around 82.33% till 7:30 pm in the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly Election held on Tuesday.

    While, South Salmara district led the voter turnout percentage with 89.49%, on the other hand, North Salmara lagged behind all other districts with a 72.96% voter turnout.

    79,19,641 voters are expected to seal the fate of 337 candidates in 40 constituencies spread across 12 districts.

    The 337 candidates include 25 women. The age group of candidates ranges between 25 years and 73 years. There are three 73-year-old and four 25-year-old candidates in the fray.

    Among the 40 constituencies, Dispur has the highest number of voters – 4,11,636 – and Dharmapur has the lowest of 1,41,592.

    In the third phase, there are 79,19,641 voters, of which 40,11,539 are males, 39,07,963 are females, and 139 are transgenders. 

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