The average polling in Kangra district was around 68 per cent with some constituencies in Nurpur sub-division recording above 70 per cent polling. The tribal Lahaul and Spiti constituency with 22,344 votes recorded heavy polling, exceeding 77 per cent.
The EC said in Delhi that Shimla, which had "serious urban apathy" towards voting, has also registered an increase in turnout.
Image: An elderly voter showing her marked finger after casting her vote at a polling booth of Theog, Distt. Shimla, during the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election on Sunday.