GUWAHATI, April 20 - The average final turnout in the five constituencies of the State which went to the polls in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday stands at 81.20 per cent.
As per data released by the Election Commission today, the overall turnout among male electors was 81.41 per cent, while the polling percentage among female and third gender electors combined stood at 80.98 per cent.
Among the five constituencies of Phase Two, the highest turnout of 83.60 per cent was reported in Mangaldoi. The turnout of male voters in the constituency was 84.35 per cent, while the female and the third gender electors combined was 82.80 per cent.
A total turnout of 83.24 per cent was recorded in Nagaon, which saw a polling percentage of 82.90 among the male electors and 83.60 among the female and third gender electors combined.
The turnout at Silchar was 79.40 per cent. Turnout among male voters was 79.19 and among the female and third gender electors combined it was 79.62 per cent.
Karimganj reported a total polling of 79.08 per cent. Among male voters of the constituency the turnout stood at 79.86 per cent, while it was 78.23 per cent among the female and third gender electors combined.
In Autonomous District (Diphu) the final turnout was 77.47 per cent. The turnout of male voters in the constituency was 77.37 per cent and female and third gender electors combined was 77.57 per cent.
It is noteworthy to mention that voting at various polling stations across the five constituencies had continued beyond 5 pm on the polling day and many polling stations were located in remote areas. As such, more time was required to compile the voting data. The Election Commission had earlier released only the tentative data.
In the last elections held in 2014, Karimganj had recorded a turnout of 76.14 per cent, Silchar 75.46 per cent, Diphu 77.43 per cent, Mangaldoi 81.38 per cent, while Nagaon had witnessed a turnout of 80.75 per cent.
Interestingly, the average turnout in the five constituencies of Phase Two is higher than the average polling reported in the five seats which went to the elections in the first phase on April 11.
The average turnout of the five Phase One constituencies � Lakhimpur, Tezpur, Dibrugarh, Jorhat and Kaliabor � was 78.27 per cent.