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62 per cent turnout recorded till 7 pm in last phase, WB tops chart

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An estimated voter turnout of 62 per cent was recorded till 7 pm in 59 constituencies in the last phase of the elections on Sunday, the said.

The highest voter turnout of 73.46 per cent was registered in while the lowest at 53.36 per cent was in Bihar, the data till 7 pm said.

In Jharkhand, the polling percentage was 71.06 followed by (70 per cent), (66.58 per cent), Chandigarh (63.57 per cent), (60.60 per cent) and (57.09 per cent).

As many as 13 seats each in and Punjab, nine in West Bengal, eight each in and Madhya Pradesh, all four co1nstituencies in Himachal Pradesh, three in and the lone seat of Union Territory Chandigarh went to polls in this phase.

An estimated turnout of 69.61 per cent was recorded in the first phase of the elections, 69.44 per cent (second phase), 68.40 per cent (third phase), 65.50 per cent (fourth phase), 64.16 per cent (fifth phase) and 64.4 per cent(sixth phase). (ANI)


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First Published: Sun, May 19 2019. 20:43 IST