Final Phase of Lok Sabha Polls: Excitement and Tensions Define Voting Day

The seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections recorded a 49.68% turnout by 3 pm. Voting is happening in 57 constituencies across multiple states and union territories. Incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to vote in large numbers.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 01-06-2024 15:47 IST | Created: 01-06-2024 15:47 IST
Final Phase of Lok Sabha Polls: Excitement and Tensions Define Voting Day
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The seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections saw a voter turnout of 49.68% by 3 pm on Saturday, according to the Election Commission (EC).

Polling is taking place in 57 constituencies across seven states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a third consecutive term in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Sporadic violence was reported in West Bengal, where clashes erupted between supporters of the TMC, ISF, and BJP. Security personnel intervened, resulting in a lathicharge and the seizure of several crude bombs.

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