Moderate to heavy polling was recorded in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with 64.8 per cent voters excercising their franchise 4 pm. Over 37,000 poll officials, 17,770 policemen, home-guards and 65 companies of the paramilitary have been deployed in the state for election duty. Shyam Saran Negi, India’s first voter, casts his vote at a pooling booth in Kalpa. The Election Commission laid out a red carpet for the 100-year-old. (Source: Express Photo by Pradeep Kumar)