Lok Sabha election 2019: 64% turnout recorded in fourth phase; violence mars polls in West Bengal, Odisha [Photos]

Incidents of violence in West Bengal and Odisha that left a Congress worker dead and EVM glitches were reported in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls which saw 64 per cent turnout in 72 seats across nine states

FP Staff April 29, 2019 22:33:50 IST
Incidents of violence in West Bengal and Odisha that left a Congress worker dead and EVM glitches were reported in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls on Monday which saw 64 per cent turnout in 72 seats across nine states. PTI
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Incidents of violence in West Bengal and Odisha that left a Congress worker dead and EVM glitches were reported in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls on Monday which saw 64 per cent turnout in 72 seats across nine states. PTI
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. AP
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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. AP
In Barabani, BJP candidate from Asansol and Union minister minister Babul Supriyo's vehicle was vandalised allegedly by TMC workers outside a polling station while in Dubrajpur area central security forces personnel reportedly opened fire in the air to disperse irate people who attacked them when they were barred from entering the booths with mobile phones. PTI
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In Barabani, BJP candidate from Asansol and Union minister minister Babul Supriyo's vehicle was vandalised allegedly by TMC workers outside a polling station while in Dubrajpur area central security forces personnel reportedly opened fire in the air to disperse irate people who attacked them when they were barred from entering the booths with mobile phones. PTI
About 12.79 crore people were eligible for voting in the fourth phase. With this round, polling has been completed in 374 seats out of 543. PTI
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About 12.79 crore people were eligible for voting in the fourth phase. With this round, polling has been completed in 374 seats out of 543. PTI
Polling was peaceful in Rajasthan, with tribal dominated seat of Banswara recording the highest voting percentage at 72.34, followed by Barmer which recorded 72.21 per cent voting, according to state election officials. Seen here is former chief minister Vasundhara Raje after casting her vote in Jhalawar. PTI
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Polling was peaceful in Rajasthan, with tribal dominated seat of Banswara recording the highest voting percentage at 72.34, followed by Barmer which recorded 72.21 per cent voting, according to state election officials. Seen here is former chief minister Vasundhara Raje after casting her vote in Jhalawar. PTI
In Kulgam district of Anantnag constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, 10.5 per cent polling was recorded, amid isolated incidents of stone pelting. This was the second of the three-phase polling in the sensitive seat. Reuters
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In Kulgam district of Anantnag constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, 10.5 per cent polling was recorded, amid isolated incidents of stone pelting. This was the second of the three-phase polling in the sensitive seat. Reuters
In Bihar, voting was delayed due to EVM malfunctioning at three polling stations in Munger, two polling stations in Darbhanga and three polling stations in Begusarai, from where CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar and Union Minister Giriraj Singh (BJP) are contesting, official sources said. PTI
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In Bihar, voting was delayed due to EVM malfunctioning at three polling stations in Munger, two polling stations in Darbhanga and three polling stations in Begusarai, from where CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar and Union Minister Giriraj Singh (BJP) are contesting, official sources said. PTI
Polling was held in 17 seats in Maharashtra, including all the six constituencies in Mumbai. The overall percentage in the 17 seats when polling ended at 6 pm was 57 per cent. The state Congress made 30 complaints to the Election Commission about alleged glitches in EVMs across the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies. AP
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Polling was held in 17 seats in Maharashtra, including all the six constituencies in Mumbai. The overall percentage in the 17 seats when polling ended at 6 pm was 57 per cent. The state Congress made 30 complaints to the Election Commission about alleged glitches in EVMs across the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies. AP
Polls concluded with a voter turnout of 58.92 percent in Bihar, where five seats, including Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai and Munger, went to polls. Seen here are villagers travelling on a boat to reach the polling booth in Darbhanga. PTI
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Polls concluded with a voter turnout of 58.92 percent in Bihar, where five seats, including Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai and Munger, went to polls. Seen here are villagers travelling on a boat to reach the polling booth in Darbhanga. PTI