Sikkim urban body election: Brisk voting witnessed in 4 districts
Brisk voting was witnessed in all four districts of Sikkim for the local urban body polls that were held on Wednesday.
The voting percentage which was recorded till 5 pm stands at:
Geyzing Nagar Panchayat 72 per cent, Rangpo Nagar Panchayat 75.42 per cent,
Mangan Nagar Panchayat 79.14 per cent, Singtam Nagar Panchayat-71.11 per cent and Gangtok Municipal Corporation 58.22 per cent.
For the first time in Sikkim, urban local body polls were held in a non-partisan manner. Many independent candidates were in the fray with tough competition in all wards apart from few uncontested seats.
(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)