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Lok Sabha Election: Lower voter turnout in Maharashtra compared to other states, Pt. Highest turnout recorded in Bengal

Leader Online Desk: Voting for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections has begun. In the fifth phase, voting is taking place in 49 Lok Sabha constituencies in 8 states/UTs. According to the data received till 11 am, the total voter turnout in the country is 23.66 percent. Maharashtra has the lowest voter turnout of 15.93 percent compared to other states. Whereas in West Bengal, the highest voter turnout was 32.70 percent.

In the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, voting is going on today in 49 constituencies in 8 states. These include Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The voting percentage in rest of the state is as follows; Bihar 21.11%, Jammu and Kashmir 21.37%, Jharkhand 21.18%, Ladakh 27.87%, Odisha 21.07%, Uttar Pradesh 27.76%.

Still 2 rounds of voting left, results on June 4

Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases. Voting has been held for the first phase of the elections on April 19, for the second phase on April 26, for the third phase on May 7 and for the fourth phase on May 13. After this, the fifth phase of voting is going on today on May 20. The remaining phases will be conducted on May 25 and June 1. After that, the Lok Sabha election results will be announced on June 4.

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