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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 61 percent voting took place in the second phase till 5 pm

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 61 percent voting took place in the second phase till 5 pm

Hah#ag Bureau 26 April,2024

The second phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 took place on Friday. In the second phase, voting took place on 88 seats in 13 states and union territories. Voting had started at 7 am and continued till 6 pm.
According to the data till 5 pm in the second phase, a total of 61 percent voting has taken place. 70.66 percent in Assam, 52.63 percent in Bihar, 72.13 percent in Chhattisgarh, 63.90 percent in Karnataka, 67.22 percent in Jammu and Kashmir, 63.97 percent in Kerala, 54.51 percent in Madhya Pradesh, 53.51 percent in Maharashtra, 76.06 percent in Manipur, 76.06 percent in West Bengal Voting was 71.84 percent, 52.64 percent in Uttar Pradesh and 76.23 percent in Tripura.
In the second phase, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 out of 28 seats in Karnataka, 13 seats in Rajasthan, 8 seats each in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, 6 seats in Madhya Pradesh, 5 seats each in Bihar and Assam. Voting is taking place on 3 seats each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. Voting has also taken place on seven seats each in Manipur, Tripura and Jammu and Kashmir.
Voting was to be held on a total of 89 seats in this phase, but after the death of the Bahujan Samaj Party candidate on Betul seat in Madhya Pradesh, voting will now be held in the third phase there.
In the second phase, famous faces are contesting on many seats. In this, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is contesting from Wayanad seat of Kerala. He is contesting from this seat for the second consecutive time. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is contesting from Thiruvananthapuram seat in Kerala while BJP leader and famous actress Hema Malini is contesting from Mathura seat in Uttar Pradesh. Famous leader of Bihar Pappu Yadav is contesting from Purnia seat.
Along with this, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is in the fray from Kota seat. Along with this, elections were held on Friday for the seats where five Union Ministers and two former CMs are contesting. The fate of all these will be decided by the voting to be held today.
According to Election Commission data, voting took place at 1.67 lakh polling stations in this phase. More than 16 lakh polling personnel and officials were deployed for this. There were more than 15.88 crore voters in this phase.
Out of the total voters of the second phase, about 8.08 crore are men and 7.8 crore are women. Whereas the number of third gender voters is 5929. There are 34.8 lakh first-time voters in the second phase. 1202 candidates are contesting in this phase. There are 1098 males and 102 females.
Till 1 pm in the second phase of voting, 33.80 percent in Bihar, 46.31 percent in Assam, 53.09 percent in Chhattisgarh, 42.88 percent in Jammu and Kashmir, 38.23 percent in Karnataka, 39.26 percent in Kerala, 31.77 percent in Maharashtra, 54.26 percent in Manipur. , 38.96 percent voting was done in Madhya Pradesh, 40.39 percent in Rajasthan, 54.47 percent in Tripura, 35.73 percent in Uttar Pradesh and 47.29 percent in West Bengal.
Shashi Tharoor, Congress party candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, said that we want to change the government in Delhi. This choice is bigger than my own future. This is for the future of India. He has said that, we have come here to restore democracy.
Shashi Tharoor alleged that the Left claims that they are also critics of the BJP but they have not said a single word against the BJP. The only question I am asking the leftists is why they did not say?
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday morning said on the Congress manifesto that the things they have mentioned in their manifesto are a dangerous sign for the world’s largest democracy like India.
The way the Congress government in Karnataka gave unfair advantage to Muslims in OBC reservation raises doubts in the mind.
Congress General Secretary and communication in-charge Jairam Ramesh has said that today is the second phase of elections. After the first phase itself, I had said that BJP is clear in South India and BJP is half in North and Central India, today it became clear. There is no possibility of BJP getting mandate in 2024 elections.
There is news of a clash between two parties in Balurghat, West Bengal. According to the information received, there has been a clash between BJP and TMC workers here. TMC workers have demonstrated in front of the polling booth.
In Bihar, an average of 9.84 percent voting took place within 2 hours till 9 am.
Hema Malini, BJP candidate from Mathura seat of Uttar Pradesh, has said that I hope that there will be more voting in the second phase than the first phase. We have appealed to the people to come and vote.
Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has claimed that central forces are stopping people from voting in Hamirpur, Balurghat.
TMC has alleged that women are not being allowed to vote in Golpokhar, Raiganj. He has said that this is a violation of the Model Code of Conduct and the Election Commission has maintained silence.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi released a video on Friday morning appealing to voters to cast their votes.
He has said in his video posted on social media X that today is the second phase of this historic election which is going to decide the fate of the country. Your vote will decide whether the next government will be of ‘a few billionaires’ or of ‘140 crore Indians’. Therefore, it is the duty of every citizen to come out of the house today and vote to protect democracy by becoming a ‘soldier of the Constitution’.

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