Phase 4 Lok Sabha Polls: 64% Voter Turnout in 72 Constituencies
72 constituencies across nine states went to polls in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
Seventy-two constituencies across nine states recorded a voting turnout of 64 percent till 7 pm on Monday, 29 April, as the country voted in the fourth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In the heartland states, where the BJP had won 30 out of 32 seats in 2014, 67.73 per cent turnout was recorded in Rajasthan (13 seats), 58.56 per cent in Uttar Pradesh (13 seats) and 67.09 per cent in Madhya Pradesh (6 seats), according to the Election Commission.
West Bengal recorded a high turnout at 76.66 in the eight seats though clashes broke out between supporters of TMC and BJP in Nanoor, Rampurhat, Nalhati and Suri areas of Birbhum seat, leaving several people injured.
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- TMC workers and security forces clashed in WB’s Asansol
- Multiple incidents of EVM glitch were reported from various areas
Three Women Cast Bogus Votes in Kasargod Constituency: CEO
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena today said three women, including a panchayat member, cast bogus votes in Kasargod constituency in the 23 April Lok Sabha polls and said an enquiry would be held into the role of the polling officials.
Rejecting the bogus voting charge, the ruling CPI(M) hads justified the presence of the three women, saying they were doing "open voting" and 'assisting' certain voters who were unable to exercise their franchise independently and had welcomed any probe into the charge.
EC Orders FIR Against 2 BJP Candidates for Speaking On Phone in Polling Booth
The Election Commission has also ordered FIR against two BJP candidates Doodh Kumar Mondol (Birbhum) and Kalyan Chaubey (Krishnanagar) for speaking on the phone in the polling booth. Rigging allegations have also been leveled against them.
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