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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Campaigning for fragment 4 ends; voting for 96 seats on Might possibly well 13

The election campaigning for the fourth fragment of the continuing Lok Sabha elections in India ended Saturday (Might possibly well 11) at 5 pm. A total of 96 seats will slip to polls on Might possibly well 13 (Monday)  where 1,717 candidates are within the fray. All constituencies within the southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh (25) and Telangana (17) will slip to polls. Elections will moreover be held in diversified numbers of constituencies within the next states.

Uttar Pradesh (13)

Maharashtra (11)

Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal (8 every)

Bihar (5)

Odisha and Jharkhand (4 every) and

Jammu and Kashmir (1).

Additionally, meeting polls will be held in Andhra Pradesh express.

With polling concluding of fragment 4, elections would possibly possibly presumably possibly be finished in 23 states and union territories. In total, polling would quit in 381 seats by Monday night time.

Illustrious faces in Portion 4

Illustrious candidates in fragment 4 encompass Akhilesh Yadav (Kannauj), Omar Abdullah (Srinagar), Giriraj Singh (Begusarai), Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Behrampur), Mahua Moitra (Krishnanagar), Shatrughnan Sinha (Asansol), Asaduddin Owaisi (Hyderabad) and YS Sharmila (Kadappa).

Kejriwal starts campaigning after open from penitentiary

Might possibly well 13 fragment would possibly possibly presumably possibly be the vital fragment of the elections that will be held after the open of jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

After the intervening time bail granted to him by the Supreme Court docket of India, Kejriwal went on an intensive marketing campaign drive on Saturday where he declared that his fight is against ‘dictatorship’.

Meanwhile, earlier this week, Congress discovered itself in sizzling soup following ‘racist’ remarks by (now veteran) in a foreign country Congress chief Sam Pitroda.

In an interview, Pitroda described India as a “… diverse country… where people on East assign esteem Chinese, people on West assign esteem Arab, people on North assign esteem presumably White and other people in South assign esteem Africa”.

Congress later distanced itself from his remarks and later Pitroda tendered his resignation.

ECI releases Portion 3 recordsdata, pegs turnout at 65.68%

Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday printed the information of the third fragment of the elections held on Might possibly well 7. The polls held on 93 constituencies noticed a voter turnout of 65.68 per cent.

The ECI said 66.89 per cent of males voters, 64.41 per cent of ladies people voters, and 25.2 per cent of third-gender people exercised their franchise.

Protest-wise, Assam recorded the final note voter turnout with a total voter turnout of 85.forty five per cent whereas Goa used to be at quantity two with 76.06 per cent voter turnout.

Bihar and Uttar Pradesh recorded barely low voter turnouts at 59.15 and 57.55 per cent respectively.

(With inputs from agencies)

Vikrant Singh

Geopolitical writer at WION, follows Indian international policy and world politics, a reality seeker.

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