Champawat/UNI: Polling began peacefully in the Champawat assembly constituency of Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning.
Till 9 am, 14.06% of people had voted.
There are a total 96,213 voters here, including 50,171 males and 46,042 females.
In this by-election, four candidates are in the fray including Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami as the BJP candidate.
This seat was vacated after BJP MLA Kailash Gahtodi's resignation.
After Dhami's defeat from Khatima, Gahtodi submitted his resignation.
However, Dhami himself will not be able to vote here as his name is not there in the voter list here.
Congress candidate Nirmala Gahatodi cast her vote in Champawat GIC booth.
Samajwadi Party (SP) supported candidate Manoj Bhatt has also cast his vote.
Independent candidate Himanshu Garkoti will not be able to vote here as his name is registered as a voter in Pithoragarh seat.