New Delhi, May 13: Amid the polling season, political leaders have been campaigning massively too woo voters. With just one phase, i.e. the seventh phase, left to go for voting on May 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters. While the Prime Minister will hold public meetings and rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, Gandhi will hold several meetings in parts of Punjab. Stay tuned here for sitethe live news and updates on Lok Sabha elections 2019 candidates, campaigns and rallies on May 13. PM Modi, Rajnath Singh Call For High Voter Turnout as Penultimate Battle Begins.
In the sixth phase of polling on Sunday, voter turnout of 63.3 per cent was recorded, which was less than 65.67 per cent recorded in 2014 for the same seats, the Election Commission said on Sunday. The sixth phase polling was held in 59 seats across seven states in India.
According to reports, the voter turnout was higher in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and almost the same in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 59.8 per cent which is less than the 65.1 per cent in 2014. According to a report by IANS, the polling percentage was 62.91 in Haryana (71.86 in 2014), 65.17 in Jharkhand (65.43 in 2014), 79.93 in West Bengal (84.98 in 2014), 60.06 in Madhya Pradesh (56.8 in 2014), 59.38 in Bihar (57.25 in 2014) and 54.12 in Uttar Pradesh (54.53 in 2014).