Elections 2019: Interesting events of phase 7 LS polls you can't miss
Polling began Sunday morning for 59 Lok Sabha seats in the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha polls and these interesting highlights are the best thing you will see today
Polling began Sunday morning for 59 Lok Sabha seats in the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha polls to decide the fate of 918 candidates including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking to retain the Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh. Voting is underway in all 13 seats in Punjab and an equal number of seats in Uttar Pradesh, nine in West Bengal, eight seats each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, four in Himachal Pradesh, three in Jharkhand and the lone seat Chandigarh. Over 10.01 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise.
Patna: Conjoined sisters Saba & Farah cast their votes as separate individuals with independent voting rights for the first time. #Bihar #LokSabhaElections2019— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
(Pictures courtesy- Election Commission) pic.twitter.com/t0ZFucfQiU
Shimla: The world's highest polling station at 15,256 feet, Tashiganag village in Himachal Pradesh, Sunday saw a steep rise in voting percentage, recording 53 per cent voting in the first two hours, a state electoral officer said. The polling began at 7 am when the temperature was below freezing point. Voters came to the polling station wearing their traditional attire to beat the chilly weather. There are total 49 registered voters in Tashigang polling station in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district, State's Assistant Chief Electoral Officer Harbans Lal Dhiman said.
Himachal Pradesh: A polling team has reached World's highest polling station at Tashigang in Lahaul-Spiti, a part of Mandi Parliamentary constituency. The polling station is located at an altitude of 15256 feet above sea level pic.twitter.com/XqUUiFYITc— ANI (@ANI) May 17, 2019
Border Road Organisation: Despite all odds like heavy snowfall this year, landslides & rough weather till date, BRO is been able to connect Lahul valley with Manali through Rohtang Pass today at 4 am. Voters will be freely able to move to Lahul to cast their vote.#HimachalPradesh pic.twitter.com/JzHpXFlqul— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
West Bengal: A son took his 80-year-old mother to polling booth number-242 in Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency so she can cast her vote. #LokSabhaElections2019 #Phase7 #FinalPhase pic.twitter.com/7tArfAL2eb— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
Himachal Pradesh: A bridegroom along with his family casts his vote at polling booth number 8 in Manali parliamentary constituency. pic.twitter.com/N6viD4NJtT— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
Bihar: Locals boycott elections at booth number-299 in Chandora village, Rajgir Block of Nalanda District say, 'No roads, No votes.' EVM and Block Development Officer's car vandalised. #LokSabhaElections2019 #Phase7 #FinalPhase pic.twitter.com/yGEtWirZOd— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
Tamil Nadu: A 103-year-old woman has cast her vote in Sulur for by-election to the Sulur assembly constituency. pic.twitter.com/CZNK7fdaFE— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
Madhya Pradesh: A specially-abled woman, Sonu Mali casts her vote at polling booth no. 316 in Nanda Nagar, Indore. pic.twitter.com/rs2SeuhvAP— ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2019
An average of 66.88 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the last six phases. The whole elections were spread over 38 days. Counting of votes will be taken up on May 23.
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