IN PHOTOS: 59.06 per cent voter turnout in phase six of Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Polling was held in 58 constituencies across six states and two Union territories with the polling percentage in the Jangal Mahal region of West Bengal touching 78.19 per cent. (Pics/ PTI)

Updated On: 2024-05-25 10:51 PM IST

Compiled by : Jasmeen Shaikh

A voter turnout of approximately 59.06 per cent was recorded in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

Incidents of minor clashes and protests were reported from West Bengal while there were instances of EVM malfunctioning at some places, including Delhi

Jharkhand recorded a turnout of 62.74 per cent, Uttar Pradesh 54.03 per cent, Bihar 53.30 per cent, Jammu and Kashmir 52.28 per cent, Haryana 58.37 per cent, Odisha 60.07 and Delhi 54.48 per cent, according to the figures released by the Election Commission (EC) as of 7.45 pm

The EC said polling percentage in the Anantnag-Rajouri seat in Jammu and Kashmir is the highest in many decades

With the end of Phase six today, polling is now complete in 486 seats in 28 states and Union territories

In the national capital of Delhi, President Droupadi Murmu, Union ministers S Jaishankar and Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and Rahul Gandhi were among those who cast their votes. Cricketer Mahindra Singh Dhoni also cast his vote from Ranchi, Jharkhand

 Apart from the seven seats of Delhi, polling was held in 14 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, all 10 seats in Haryana, eight seats each in Bihar and West Bengal, six seats in Odisha, four seats in Jharkhand and one seat in Jammu and Kashmir

Simultaneously, polling was being held for 42 assembly constituencies in Odisha and the Karnal assembly bypoll in Haryana

Seventh phase and final of Lok Sabha Elections will be held on June 1. Counting of votes is scheduled to on June 4

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