Voting begins in Haryana, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, April 10: Balloting began Thursday in all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana and one seat in Chandigarh.

Nearly 1.61 crore people, including over 73.8 lakh women, are eligible to vote in Haryana to decide the fate of 230 candidates, including 10 women candidates.

Nearly 45,000 police personnel and 74 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed across Haryana. There are 16,244 polling stations in the state.

In Chandigarh, over six lakh voters will decide the fate of 17 candidates.