Voting in 42 constituencies in nine states concluded amid reports of EVM malfunctioning in UP, Bihar, Assam and Maharashtra. Incidents of violence are being reported from West Bengal, where the police used tear gas to disperse the crowd blocking NH 34 to protest not being allowed to cast votes. A CPI(M) candidate's car was also vandalised, allegedly by TMC supporters.
Ten seats in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in J&K and one seat in Manipur are polling today.
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Tripura Congress President Slaps Man in Police Station
Tripura Congress President Pradyot Kishore Deb Burman slapped a man inside Khowai police station in Tripura. According to sources, the man was arrested for attacking convoy of Pragya Deb Burman, Tripura Congress candidate & Pradyot's elder sister, reports ANI.
No Vote Cast in 90 Booths in Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat
As many as 90 polling booths, mostly in downtown city, saw no voting in Thursday's elections to the Srinagar Parliamentary seat, sources said.
The Srinagar constituency comprising eight assembly segments recorded zero turnout in as many as 50 polling booths.
The majority of these booths were located in Eidgah, Khanyar, Habba Kadal and Batmaloo, sources said.
Voter Turnout in UP Recorded at 62.3%
The overall interim voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh in the second phase is recorded at 62.3%, as per EC.
62.52% Voter Turnout in Bihar
The EC said that the voter turnout for the second phase polling in Bihar was 62.52%.