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Election Commission's efforts with Voting Taus well rewarded in Gurgaon with huge turnout
It seems that all promotion by Voting Taus in Gurgaon paid off as the millennium city saw more turnout then Delhi this Lok Sabha election. Apart from Gurgaon, even Noida and Ghaziabad also saw a bigger turnout then the national capital of the country.

Gurgaon, which includes districts such as Rewari and Mewat had a total turnout of 70.4 per cent. This percentage outnumbered Delhi as the total turnout for the capital was 64. 8 per cent. Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad also improved their numbers from the last Lok Sabha elections with 61.8 per cent and 59.8 per cent respectively. From the previous elections, these cities saw a total increase of 13 per cent and 15 per cent in Gautam Nagar and Ghaziabad respectively.

The numbers for Gurgaon went up as the urban voters got out of their houses to vote. As was reported by timesofindia.com, as compared to 51.8 per cent in 2009, Gurgaon saw a total of 65.5 per cent turnout in the urban voters. The efforts of the Election Commission was well received and hence the inflated number.

The voting in Gurgaon started from 7 am and the pace was slow as only 7.5 per cent voters cast their ballot in the first two hours. At 11 am the numbers increased to 12. 5 per cent but by noon the numbers increased exponentially. By 3pm, the turnout had shot up to 52 per cent.

Yogendra Yadav of AAP was the first candidate to cast his vote, at Saharnwas in Rewari. BJP's Rao Inderjit Singh also cast his vote in Rewari while Zakir Hussain of INLD voted in Rehna village of Nuh (Mewat) and Congress candidate Rao Dharampal cast his vote in Tikri village of Gurgaon.

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