GUWAHATI, April 11 � Nalbari district in Assam having six assembly constituencies today recorded the highest voter turnout of 78.31 per cent, reports PTI.
According to state election commission sources, the highest turnout of 84.42 per cent was recorded in Barama constituency in the district.
In Dharmapur, where opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) President Chandra Mohan Patowary is in the fray, the polling percentage was as high as 78.06.
Kokrajhar district, which falls in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) area where the ruling Bodo Peoples Front (BPF), an ally of the ruling Congress, is tipped as favourite, recorded the second highest voter turnout of 75.24 per cent.
Incidentally, Kamrup (Metro) district, which has four key seats including the state capital, recorded a turnout of 62.01 per cent.
The lowest 59 per cent turnout was recorded in Guwahati (East) constituency where three parties, Congress, AGP and BJP, are locked in a triangular contest.