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Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 5 LIVE: 56.68% Voter Turnout Till 5 PM, Uddhav Thackeray Alleges Intentional Delay

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Lok Sabha Election 2024, Phase 5 Voting Live Updates: A voter turnout of 56.68 percent has been recorded till 5:00 PM during the fifth phase of polling in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Monday, 20 May.

Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal, Rajnath Singh, Eknath Shinde, Mayawati, and Uddhav Thackeray are among the prominent politicians who have voted so far in Phase 5, as well as popular Bollywood celebrities Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Jahnvi Kapoor, and more.

  • BSP Supremo Mayawati shows her ink-marked finger and ID card after casting her vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 20, 2024

    (Photo: PTI)

Voting in 49 constituencies across eight states and Union Territories is being held on Monday. The states and UTs where voting is taking place include Bihar (5 seats) Jammu and Kashmir (1), Jharkhand (3) seats, Ladakh (1), Maharashtra (13), Odisha (5), Uttar Pradesh (14), and West Bengal (7).

The key contests in the fifth phase include Rahul Gandhi vs Dinesh Pratap Singh (Rae Bareli), Kishori Lal Sharma vs Smriti Irani (Amethi), Rajnath Singh vs Ravidas Mehrotra (Lucknow), Karan Bhushan Singh vs Ram Bhagat Mishra (Kaiserganj), Piyush Goyal vs Bhushan Patil (Mumbai North), and Omar Abdullah vs Sajad Lone (Baramulla).

Snapshot
  • Voters on Monday will decide the fate of 695 candidates, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from Rae Bareli.

  • The election in Ladakh is crucial amid the demand for statehood that has led to protests against the BJP in the region.

  • With voting on in 13 seats, this will be the last phase of polling in Maharashtra.

  • As per data by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the voter turnout in the fourth phase that concluded on 13 May was 69.15 percent.

  • Voting will end at 6:00 PM in all seats.

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6:49 PM , 20 May

Sara Ali Khan, Mother Amrita Singh Get Fingers Inked

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Actor Sara Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai on Monday, 20 May.

(Photo: PTI)

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6:41 PM , 20 May

Bollywood Star Amitabh Bachchan Casts Ballot

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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan after casting her vote at a polling booth during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai on Monday, 20 May.

(Photo: PTI)

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6:37 PM , 20 May

Ambani Family Casts Vote in Phase 5

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Industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita and son Akash after casting their votes at a polling booth, during the 5th phase of Lok Sabha polls.

(Photo: PTI)

5:52 PM , 20 May

56% Voter Turnout Till 5PM, Lowest in Maharashtra

Voter turnout of 56.68 percent has been recorded till 5:00 PM during the fifth phase of polling in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Monday, 20 May.

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State/UT-wise turnout:

Bihar: 52.35%

Jammu & Kashmir: 54.21%

Jharkhand: 61.90%

Ladakh: 67.15%

Maharashtra: 48.66%

Odisha: 60.55%

Uttar Pradesh: 55.80%

West Bengal: 73.00%

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Published: 20 May 2024, 7:00 AM IST
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