Bhubaneswar: April 18: Nearly 33 per cent voting was recorded for the five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha till 1 p.m. on Thursday, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar.
“The second phase voting is underway smoothly and peacefully,” he said and added that adequate security personnel had been deployed in Maoist-affected areas.
Elections are being held for Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and Aska Lok Sabha seats and 35 Assembly seats under them.
Of the 76.93 lakh voters in the second phase, 39.45 lakh men, 37.47 lakh women and 605 others will cast their votes in 9,117 booths. (IANS)