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LS polls: 37.89 pc voter turnout till now

23 Apr 2019, 19:37 GMT+10

New Delhi [India], Apr 23 (ANI): In the ongoing third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today, West Bengal recorded the highest voter turnout of 52.37 per cent till now followed by Assam (46.61 per cent), Goa (45.72 per cent) and Tripura (44.64).

The total the estimated voter turnout till now for the third phase is 37.89 per cent.

Polling is underway at 116 parliamentary constituencies across 13 states and two Union Territories.

The voter turnout till now is 37.05 per cent in Bihar, 42.97 per cent in Chhattisgarh, 37.20 per cent in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 42.99 per cent in Daman and Diu, 39.36 per cent in Gujarat, 9.63 per cent in Jammu and Kashmir, 36.74 per cent in Karnataka, 39.60 per cent in Kerala, 31.99 per cent in Maharashtra, 32.82 per cent in Odisha and 29.73 per cent in Uttar Pradesh.

While only some Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are witnessing voting, all seats in Gujarat, Kerala, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa and Daman and Diu are voting in a single phase.

The seven-phase Lok Sabha election started on April 11. The first phase witnessed 69.45 voter turnout across the country while the election for the second phase was held on April 18 and witnessed 69.43 per cent voter turnout.

The result for the Lok Sabha election will be announced on May 23. (ANI)

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