Final Phase of Lok Sabha 2024 Election Sees 62% Turnout; West Bengal Leads with 73.4%

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LOK Sabha Election 2024

The world’s largest democracy concluded its general election on June 1, 2024, with the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections. The seventh phase saw a voter turnout of 62%, a decrease from the 65.3% turnout recorded in the corresponding phase of the 2019 elections.

HIGHEST TURNOUTS

West Bengal (9 Seats)- 73.4 %

Jharkhand (3 Seats)- 70.7 %

LOWEST TURNOUT

Bihar (8 Seats)- 51.9 %

UP (13 Seats)-55.6 %

The conclusion of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, which commenced on April 19, is imminent. Lok Sabha Results will be announced on June 4.

In this final phase, more than 10.06 crore voters are expected to participate, comprising approximately 5.24 crore men, 4.82 crore women, and 3,574 third-gender voters.

Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge have urged citizens to exercise their voting rights vigorously.

In Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi constituency, BJP candidate Kangana Ranaut will face off against Congress’ Vikramaditya Singh.

Notably, jailed Sikh leader Amritpal Singh is running as an Independent candidate for Punjab’s Khadoor Sahib seat.

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti, among others, faces competition from BJP’s Ram Kripal Yadav.

In West Bengal, TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee seeks reelection for a third term from the Diamond Harbour constituency.

Source: ECI