100% polling at world's highest polling station

  • Tashiganj, which is the world's highest polling booth witnessed a hundred percent voter turnout in the recently concluded by-polls for Mandi Parliamentary constituency

  • Tashiganj located in Spiti valley has only 47 registered voters

  • The village acquired the distinction of becoming the highest polling station during the 2017 state Assembly elections by replacing the erstwhile poll station Hikkim - at an altitude of 14,400 feet and 160 km away - due to technical reasons, according to officials.

  • Tashiganj is located near the Indo-Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh. the Mandi bypoll also witnessed casting of vote by India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi


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