DHARAMSHALA/SHIMLA, Oct. 21 -- The Dharamshala and Pachhad assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh that went to the bypolls on Monday recorded a voter turnout of 65.39% and 71.64%, amid reports of minor skirmishes between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress workers.
Overall, polling went off peacefully as no incident of violence was reported, officials said.
In Dharamshala, the voting percentage was considerably low compared to the 2017 assembly elections when the segment saw 76.3% turnout.
The polling began at 8am and picked up momentum gradually. While Dharamshala recorded only 7.8% polling till 9am, Pachhad saw 8%.
Polling got delayed at three booths in the segment - Kotwali Bazar, Khaniyara and Bhagsunag - due to malfu...