Voting has all ended in all 91 constituencies, confirmed the Election Commission. The polls were extended in some of the seats where voting time was extended due to technical glitches. The maximum turnout has been recorded in Tripura, where 81.8 per cent polling was registered.
Check State-Wise Polling Percentage Below:
#IndiaElections2019 voter turnout: Sikkim (1 seat) - 69%, Mizoram (1 seat) - 60%, Nagaland (1 seat) - 78%, Manipur (1 seat) - 78.2%, Tripura (1 seat) - 81.8%, Assam (5 seats) - 68%, West Bengal (2 seats) - 81%. Final turnout is expected to rise. pic.twitter.com/HkoYVvm2pc— ANI (@ANI) April 11, 2019
Voting has completely concluded in 10 states, confirmed the Election Commission. "There were 6.87 crore women voters and over 14 lakh differently abled voters. 1.7 lakh polling stations were present across 20 states and UTs," he said.
Two security personnel have been injured in an IED blast and firing by naxals in Etapalli of Gadchiroli district when they were returning to the base camp along with the polling party today. The injured jawans are being brought to Nagpur, news agency ANI reported.
Voting for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 has ended. The state-wise voter turnout till 5pm has been released by the Election Commission. Check below:
Poll % till 5 PM - #IndianElections2019
Uttar Pradesh: 59.77%
Assam: 68% pic.twitter.com/8iLhaE4tJz— ANI (@ANI) April 11, 2019
Uttar Pradesh voter turnout till 5 PM:Ghaziabad - 53 per centBijnor - 61 per centKairana - 60.36 per centBaghpat - 60 per centMuzaffarnagar - 62 per centMeerut - 60 per centGautam Budh Nagar - 57 per cent
Bihar voter turnout till 3 pm:Aurangabad - 38.5 per centGaya - 44 per centNawada - 43 per centJamui - 41.34 per cent
Voter turnout till 3 pm:Andhra Pradesh - 55% Arunachal Pradesh - 50.87% Sikkim - 55%
In West Bengal, a voter turnout of 69.94 per cent has been recorded till 3 pm.
The phase-I voting for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is taking place on April 11, 2019. In the polling on Thursday, a total of 91 Lok Sabha seats, across 20 states are being contested in the first phase. The results for 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be announced on May 23. States and union territories going into poll in first phase are: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Mizoram, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. Stay with us for Live updates on voting for all 91 Parliamentary seats. How To Vote #India? How To Use EVM and Verify on VVPAT? Tutorial On Casting Vote Ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in India.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on March 10, announced the schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Voting for the General Elections will take place in seven phases across the country to decide the names of 543 Members of Parliament (MPs). The polling will take place from April 11 to May 19. The Model Code of Conduct immediately has come into the force after the announcement of election dates.
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Along with Lok Sabha Elections, voting will also take place in this phase for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha Assembly Elections 2019. A total of 900 million voters are expected to cast their vote this General Election across 10 lakh polling stations. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition Congress have sounded the poll bugle as soon as the election dates were announced.