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EVM Malfunctions Cause Voting Delays in Mariani Constituency, Jorhat District

Today, the voting process in Mariani, a crucial constituency in Jorhat district, faced significant delays due to multiple Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) malfunctions in various polling stations. The disruptions began at Mariani Nagar Railway LP 185 and Mariani High School 178 polling stations, causing delays in voting.

To address these technical issues, a team from the Titabar district election office was promptly dispatched to ensure the smooth conduct of voting. Additionally, malfunctioning EVM machines were reported at the 106 Tengabari Primary School polling booth, leading to an hour-long delay in voting.

Mariani constituency, encompassing 195 polling stations under the No. 14 Lok Sabha constituency, has a substantial voter base of 162,542 individuals as per the latest electoral data. Among these voters, 80,129 are male and 82,413 are female.

In the previous election, Tapan Kumar Gogoi emerged victorious with 47,691 votes, leading by a margin of 13,087 votes over Sushanta Borgohain, who secured 34,604 votes.

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