PUBLISHED ON: March 3, 2008 | Duration: 3 min, 42 sec
Polling for the eighth Meghalaya Assembly began at 7 am on Monday amidst heavy security. A total of 12,32,907 voters will exercise their franchise. Interestingly, the number of women electors are 20,000 more than that of men as per the final voters' list. Six former chief ministers - D D Lapang, Purno A Sangma, Salseng C Marak, E K Mawlong, F A Khonglam and J D Rymbai - are contesting.