Bhubaneswar, May 25 -- The sixth phase (3rd phase for Odisha) began today in 6 Parliamentary Constituencies and 42 Assembly Constituencies amid tight security.

The voting started at 7.00 AM at 10,551 polling stations including 2,000 model polling stations in 6 PCs - Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Dhenkanal - and 42 ACs in 12 police districts of Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Cuttack UPD, Nayagada, Puri, Khordha and Bhubaneswar UPD.

Total 94.48 lakh electors including 48.30 lakh male and 46.18 lakh female electors and 1,291 third genders will franchise their democratic right in the 3rd phase of polls in Odisha.

Of total 10,551 polling stations, 3,000 polling stations have been i...