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Apr 23, 2019 09:59 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 3 Highlights: As voting ends, polls completed in 303 of 543 constituencies

Live updates of the third phase of voting in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

A total of 117 seats in 13 states and 2 Union Territories are going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday.

Voting will take place for all 26 constituencies in Gujarat, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, seven in Chhattisgarh, six in Odisha, five each in Bihar and West Bengal, four in Assam, two in Goa, one each in Jammu and Kashmir, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Tripura.

Parts of Odisha will simultaneous vote in the Assembly elections.

States like Goa, Gujarat and Kerala; and union territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra Nagar Haveli will vote entirely on April 23.

The polling in Tripura East constituency, which was earlier scheduled for April 18, will be held in this phase, as also in a part of the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Jammu and Kashmir, where election is being held in three phases.

About 18.56 crore voters are eligible for voting in this phase and the Election Commission has set up 2.10 lakh polling booths/stations and has made elaborate security arrangements.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners are making a bid to retain power amid efforts by several Opposition parties, including the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress, to put a united fight.
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  • April 23, 2019 08:55 PM IST
  • April 23, 2019 08:29 PM IST

    The Election Commission, in the press conference, also pointed out that:


    #117 constituencies went to polls today, including Anantnag and Tripura East.

    #303 constituencies have completed polls till now, of the total 543.

  • April 23, 2019 08:14 PM IST

    Final voter turnout as per the Election Commission:

    #Chhattisgarh: 68.62%

    #Karnataka: 65.29%

    #Gujarat: 61.71%

    #Goa: 71.34%

    #Kerala: 76.35%

    #West Bengal: 79.36%

    #Jammu and Kashmir: 12.86%

    #Assam: 79.16%

    #Bihar: 59.97%

    #Maharashtra: 57.53%

    #Tripura: 78.67%

    #Odisha: 58.18%

    #Uttar Pradesh: 58.91%

    #Dadra and Nagar Haveli: 71.43%

    #Daman and Diu: 65.34% 
     

  • April 23, 2019 07:00 PM IST

    Voter turnout till 5pm:
     

    #Jammu and Kashmir: 11.22%
     

    #Kerala: 67.68%
     

    #Maharashtra: 52.53%
     

    #Odisha: 54.18%
     

    #Tripura: 69.09%
     

    #Karnataka: 60.57%
     

    #Assam: 72.49%
     

    #Uttar Pradesh: 53.78%
     

    #Bihar: 54.91%
     

    #West Bengal: 74.57%
     

    #Chhattisgarh: 59.16%
     

    #Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 56.81%
     

    #Daman & Diu: 64.82%
     

    #Goa: 68.37%
     

    #Gujarat: 56.27%
     

  • April 23, 2019 06:47 PM IST

    Provision turnout in Uttar Pradesh was recorded at 56.68 percent.

  • April 23, 2019 06:16 PM IST
  • April 23, 2019 05:57 PM IST

    Polling in the third phase is set to end in minutes from now.

  • April 23, 2019 05:51 PM IST

    Overall turnout till 5.30 pm was 61.3 percent.

  • April 23, 2019 05:45 PM IST

    Approximate voter turnout in Gujarat till 5 pm was 58.8 percent.

  • April 23, 2019 05:28 PM IST

    The approximate voter turnout in Kerala has been recorded at just over 70 percent till 5.00 pm.

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