Central armed police forces and state police have been deployed at the respective counting centres.

The election was held on February 13 for Krishnaganj (SC) Assembly constituency in West Bengal; Panaji Assembly seat in Goa; Srirangam Assembly seat in Tamil Nadu; Tirupati Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh; and Liromoba Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh.

Polling was peaceful in all six states without any incidence of violence, Election Commission officials had said.

By-elections to the Krishnaganj (SC) Assembly seat in Nadia district in West Bengal saw around 34 percent voter turnout. The by-poll is seen as a crucial test of popularity for the ruling Trinamool Congress at a time when the party is facing heat over the Saradha scam.

Polling for the Panaji Assembly seat in Goa recorded 71 percent voter turnout. The constituency has 22,057 voters, of whom majority are women (11,335). The by-poll was necessitated following the resignation of the former Goa chief minister Parrikar.

In Srirangam Assembly seat in Tamil Nadu, the election was held to fill the vacancy caused by disqualification of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa following her conviction and four-year jail term awarded by a Bengaluru special court in a corruption case in September last year. An estimated 81.83 percent of the 2.70 lakh electorate exercised their franchise.

Tirupati Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh witnessed 49.9 percent voter turnout. The by-poll here was necessitated due to the death of sitting TDP MLA M Venkataramana.

An estimated 75 percent voter turnout was recorded in Liromoba Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh by-polls. The by-poll was necessitated following the demise of former chief minister Jarbom Gamlin on November 30 last year. Gamlin had won the seat thrice in a row.

A total of 57 percent of voter turnout was seen in Mukhed in Maharashtra. The main parties in race are BJP and Congress.

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