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Where Is the World’s Highest Polling Station?

A small village nestled in the high Himalayas had turned a two-storied building into a polling station. 

Can you guess the name of this place?

Situated at 15,256 feet, Tashigang in Himachal Pradesh is the world’s highest polling booth. It comes under the Mandi Lok Sabha seat. 

Although it had only 36 voters, it had recorded an unbelievable 132 percent voter turnout.

Read on to find out more about this place: 

  • The Tashigang polling station comes under Lahaul- Spiti assembly segment, which is a Buddhist-dominated area
  • Tashigang is also the highest village in Spiti valley
  • It is 29 km from the Indo-China border
  • The polling station has only 48 voters – 30 men and 18 women

Tashigang is a beautiful place with a lot to offer to explorers looking for something mesmerizing. It’s a place where the breeze talks to you, and calm is the norm.


Rigjin, 78, was the oldest voter at this polling station.

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