Lucknow: A turnout of 61.25 per cent was today recorded in the Mant Assembly bye-election in Mathura district, official sources said here.

“61.25 per cent voting was registered in Mant where bye-election has been necessitated due to resignation of RLD General Secretary Jayant Chaudhary, who opted to retain Mathura Lok Sabha seat, Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said.