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67.71% Voter Turnout Recorded In Fourth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls

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New Delhi: Election Commission today said that the voter turnout in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election which was held yesterday has been recorded at 67.71 percent. In this phase, polling was held in 96 Lok Sabha seats spread over nine states and one Union Territory yesterday. Andhra Pradesh which voted for both Lok Sabha and State Assembly has recorded 78.25 percent turnout. Bihar recorded 57.06 percent voter turnout, and Telangana recorded 64.93 percent voter turnout. Jammu and Kashmir recorded a poll percentage of 37.98 percent, Jharkhand saw 65.31 percent turnout and Madhya Pradesh recorded 70.98 percent. The polling percentage in Maharashtra was recorded at 59.64 percent, in Odisha 73.97 percent, Uttar Pradesh 58.05 percent and West Bengal at  78.44 percent. 25 seats of Andhra Pradesh, 17 seats of Telangana, 13 seats of Uttar Pradesh, 11 seats of Maharashtra, eight seats each of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, 5 seats of Bihar, four seats each of Jharkhand and Odisha along with one seat of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir went to polls in this phase.  A total of one thousand 717 candidates were in the fray for the fourth phase. Election Commission said that the polling process remained peaceful. Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency recorded 37.98 percent voter turnout which is the highest in many decades.

With the conclusion of phase 4, polling for General Elections has crossed the halfway mark with polling completed in 23 States and UTs and 379 Parliamentary Constituencies. Polling is completed in General Elections for State Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh and 28 assembly seats of Odisha State Assembly.

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