Assembly Elections 2023: The voting in Chhattisgarh and Mizoram concluded on Tuesday. Chhattisgarh witnessed the first phase of voting amid some incidents of violence, whereas Mizoram saw peaceful polling. A provisional turnout of around 71 per cent was recorded in for 20 constituencies on Tuesday, voting for which was held in separate time slots, amid Naxalite violence and the call for boycott. Voting for 10 constituencies was held from 7 am to 3 pm in 10 seats and from 8 am to 5 pm in the rest 10 segments under a thick security blanket of police and paramilitary personnel in the Naxalite-hit Bastar division. On the other hand, the Mizoram assembly elections passed off peacefully on Tuesday with over 77 per cent of 8.57 lakh electors exercising their franchise, officials said. The voting percentage is likely to touch 80 as final reports are yet to come from far-flung districts, additional chief electoral officer H Lianzela said. According to the Election Commission data at 6 pm, 77.39 per cent voter turnout was recorded. In the 2018 state polls, the overall voter turnout was 81.61 per cent.