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Nearly 60 Per Cent Voting In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Elections: West Bengal Leads With 78.14 Per Cent Voter Turnout

Kuldeep Negi

May 25, 2024, 09:08 PM | Updated 09:07 PM IST

Pic Via ECI
Pic Via ECI

The sixth phase of the voting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 is ongoing across 58 Parliamentary constituencies in eight states and UTs on Saturday (25 May).

A total of 58 Lok Sabha constituencies, including 14 in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight each in West Bengal and Bihar, seven in Delhi, six in Odisha, four in Jharkhand, and one in Jammu and Kashmir, are undergoing polls in this phase.

Around 59.42 per cent voter turnout was recorded across eight states and UTs participating in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, according to the latest Election Commission data.

In Bihar, the voter participation stood at 54.00 per cent, while Haryana recorded a turnout of 58.91 per cent.

Jammu and Kashmir saw a turnout of 52.62 per cent, while Jharkhand registered 63.20 per cent voting.

In Delhi, 55.49 per cent voters cast their votes, while in Odisha, 60.07 per cent voter participation was recorded.

Uttar Pradesh reported a turnout of 54.03 per cent, while West Bengal saw a voter turnout of 78.14 per cent.

Kuldeep is Senior Editor (Newsroom) at Swarajya. He tweets at @kaydnegi.

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