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Bengal leads with 66% voter turnout till 3 PM, only 30% polling in J&K



Bengal leads with 66% voter turnout till 3 PM, only 30% polling in J&K

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Could 14, 2024, 09:43:47 IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Part 4 Highlights: Voter turnout stood at 62.31 per cent thus far with Bengal reporting highest turnout at 75.66 per cent. Voting for the fourth section of Lok Sabha elections is beneath method in 96 parliamentary constituencies throughout 9 states and one Union territory right this moment.

All 175 seats of the state legislative meeting of Andhra Pradesh and 28 seats of the state legislative meeting of Odisha are additionally witnessing the polling right this moment.

Voters are casting their ballots in all 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, 25 in Andhra Pradesh, 13 in Uttar Pradesh, 5 in Bihar, 4 in Jharkhand, eight in Madhya Pradesh, 11 in Maharashtra, 4 in Odisha, eight in West Bengal, and one in Jammu and Kashmir. Amid polling, violence broke out in a number of elements of West Bengal.

A complete of 1,717 candidates from 10 States/UTs are contesting elections in section 4 of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Fee of India stated. In line with the ballot physique, a complete of 4,264 nominations had been filed for 96 parliamentary constituencies throughout.

The electoral destiny of a number of outstanding candidates, together with Samajwadi Occasion chief Akhilesh Yadav, Union minister Giriraj Singh, TMC’s fiery chief Mohua Moitra, and AIMIM’s Asaduddin Owaisi, might be sealed right this moment as polling takes place in 96 Lok Sabha constituencies throughout 10 states and Union territories within the fourth section of the overall elections.

Concurrently, all 175 meeting seats in Andhra Pradesh are witnessing a three-way battle involving the ruling YSRC, the Congress-led INDIA bloc, and the NDA, which incorporates the BJP, Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP, and Pawan Kalyan-led Jana Sena Occasion (JSP).

Moreover, 28 legislative meeting seats in Odisha are additionally up for grabs on this section. A complete of 1,717 candidates are vying for the Lok Sabha seats, and greater than 19 lakh polling officers have been deployed at 1.92 lakh polling stations to cater to the over 17.70 crore eligible voters, together with 8.73 ladies, on this spherical of the seven-phase polls.

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