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Lok Sabha polls third section: Assam leads with maximum voter turnout, Maharashtra records lowest

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The Lok Sabha polls in India are being held in seven phases from April 19 to June 1. The implications of the elections will be announced on June 4.

The third section of Lok Sabha elections, which was held in 93 constituencies on Tuesday (Can also 7), witnessed a voter turnout of approximately 60.97 per cent, as per the guidelines released by the Election Rate of India.

The northeastern mutter of Assam recorded the maximum voter turnout of 75.01 per cent, whereas, Maharashtra recorded the lowest which was at Fifty three.95 per cent.

Vote casting percentages for other states that went to polls on Can also 7:

– West Bengal at 73.93 per cent
– Bihar at 56.55 per cent
– Chhattisgarh at 66.94 per cent
– Goa at 74.00 per cent
– Gujarat at 56.21 per cent
– Karnataka at 66.80 per cent
– Madhya Pradesh at 62.79 per cent
– Uttar Pradesh at 57.04 per cent

Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu observed a voter turnout of 65.23 per cent, in accordance to basically the most modern data.

Leaders from several political events indulge in entreated the electorate of India to exercise their proper to vote and take half within the polls in remarkable numbers.

Over 1300 candidates, alongside side around 120 ladies, had been within the fray in this section of polls. A whole of 17.24 crore voters had been eligible to cast their votes within the third section at around 1.85 lakh polling stations.

PM Modi casts vote

Earlier, Indian Top Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad. He was welcomed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah when he arrived on the polling booth.

The excellent names in Tuesday’s pollcombat are Union Home Minister Amit Shah, mature Madhya Pradesh chief ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Digvijaya Singh, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Samajwadi Birthday celebration leader Dimple Yadav, and NCP (SP) leader Supriya Sule, amongst others.

Within the Twelve months 2019, the Bharatiya Janata Birthday celebration (BJP) registered victory in 72 out of 93 constituencies that went into polls this day.

The Lok Sabha polls in India are being held in seven phases from April 19 to June 1. The implications of the elections will be announced on June 4.

(With inputs from companies)

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