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Sluggish voting in Azamgarh, Rampur

Lucknow, June 23

An average of only 41 per cent votes were cast till 5 pm on Thursday in the byelections to Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha seats, an hour before polling was scheduled to close in the two Samajwadi Party bastions.

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Rampur, which fell vacant after SP leader Azam Khan moved to the Assembly, recorded a turnout of just 37 per cent till this time. In 2019, the final percentage was 63.19.

In Azamgarh, represented by SP chief Akhilesh Yadav before he was elected to the Assembly in the last Vidhan Sabha polls, the turnout was 45.97 per cent till 5 pm.

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