The average turnout for elections to eleven urban local bodies of Uttara Kannada district on Thursday was 66 per cent, as per preliminary information.

The average turnout in Karwar was 51 per cent, 62 per cent in Sirsi, 64 per cent in Dandeli, 68 per cent in Kumta, 62 per cent in Bhatkal, 45per cent in Ankola, 69 per cent in Honnavar, 76 per cent in Siddapur, 73 per cent in Yellapur, 76 per cent in Mundagod and 78 per cent in Haliyal .

Voting in the 31 wards of the Sirsi City Muncipal Council was peaceful, gathering momentum later in the day. In some booths, voters complained that their names were missing from the voters’ list.

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