• Fri. May 24th, 2024

Second Phase of Lok Sabha Elections in India: Overall 61% Vote turn out up to 5 PM

The second phase of Lok Sabha elections in India witnessed brisk voting across 88 constituencies spread across 13 states. With over 60.7% of voter turnout recorded till 5 p.m., the election process unfolded amidst various incidents and developments.

Voter Turnout:
Tripura emerged as the leader in voter turnout with 78.53%, while Uttar Pradesh reported the lowest turnout at 53.61%

Other states recorded varying turnout percentages, ranging from. 54.91% in Bihar to. 77.18 % in Manipur, Kerala 65.23%, Karnataka 64.85%.

States and Constituencies
Polling took place in states like Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Manipur, Tripura, and Jammu and Kashmir

Prominent Candidates

Notable candidates in this phase included Rahul Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hema Malini, Pradyut Bordoloi, Parimal Shuklabaidya and Arun Govil.

Key Statements and Responses:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude for the support towards the ruling NDA alliance, emphasizing voters’ preference for good governance.

Opposition leaders criticized the government over issues like unemployment and alleged religious polarization.

 

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