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By-polls end in South Tura, Ranikor

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Aug 23: By-elections to South Tura and Ranikor constituencies ended peacefully todayon Thursday. According to Election Department officials, South Tura recorded a voting percentage of 72.89 per cent while Ranikor recorded 85.89 per cent. In the February 27 general assembly polls, South Tura recorded 73.59 per cent and Ranikor recorded a voter turn out of 89.5 per cent. Briefing media persons here today, Chief Electoral Officer, Frederick Roy Kharkongor said that the voting percentage may still rise especially in Ranikor constituency. “Reports is being awaited from a few far off non-motorable polling stations,” Kharkongor said. He…