Polling starts in Himachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Sun, Nov 04, 2012 03:55 hrs

Shimla: The polling for the 68 seats of Himachal Pradesh assembly began amid tight security Sunday.

Electors across the state could be seen reaching polling stations even before voting started at 8 a.m.

Poll officials said there has been no report of any delay in starting the poll process. The polling will end at 5 p.m.

Poll officials are expecting heavy polling as the weather is clear and sunny.

A record number of 459 candidates, including 27 women, are in the fray.

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