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Thursday, 25 July 2024 5.14 AM IST

Lok Sabha polls: 59.45 percent voter turnout in final phase

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NEW DELHI: Over 59 per cent turnout was recorded in the 57 seats across 8 states/UT that went to polls in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Saturday, the Election Commission said.


"Polling in the seventh phase of General Elections 2024 which commenced across 57 PCs recorded an approximate voter turnout of 59.45 per cent, as of 8.45 p.m.," the poll panel said in a statement.

"The approximate voter turnout figures of 59.45 per cent, as of 8.45 p.m., will continue to be updated State/PC/AC wise on the Voter Turnout App of ECI. This will also give aggregate phase wise figures in addition to the State/PC/AC wise figures," it said, adding that it will issue another press note with voter turnout figures at around 11.45 p.m.

As per the EC, the maximum turnout was recorded in West Bengal (9 seats) at 69.89 per cent and the lowest in Bihar (50.79 per cent)

Jharkhand (3 seats) reported 69.59 per cent, Odisha (6 seats) 63.57 per cent, Himachal Pradesh (4 seats) logged 67.53 per cent, the UT of Chandigarh 62.80 per cent voting in its sole seat, Punjab (13 seats) 55.86 per cent, and UP (13 seats) 55.6 per cent.

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