New Delhi, April 29: Voting began on Monday across 72 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over nine states, mostly in the Hindi heartland, as the fourth of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off.
This phase covers the remaining 17 constituencies in Maharashtra, including Mumbai’s six seats, and the six in Odisha, as well as 13 in Uttar Pradesh, five in Bihar, and eight in West Bengal. Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh will have their first phase of polls with voting in 13, 3 and 6 constituencies, respectively. Voting will also be held in the second phase of the staggered polling in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag constituency.
_ Total 69.5% voting in Phase 4
-Mumbai: Actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol cast their votes at a polling booth in Vile Parle.
–50.6% voter turnout recorded till 5 pm
Estimated voter turnout till 5 pm for the 4th phase of LokSabha Elections 2019 is 50.6%. Voting is underway in 72 constituencies, across 9 states.
-Voter turnout till 3 pm in Voting Round 4
Bihar 37.71% J&K 7.44%
Madhya Pradesh 45.60%
Uttar Pradesh 35.47%
West Bengal 52.91%
Total turnout 39.58% across 9 states
-Bihar Polling Percentage till 3 PM
-Rajasthan records over 54% voting till 3pm
-An average 49.02% voter turnout was recorded till 3pm across six Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh
Modi at Sreerampur:
-40 TMC MLAs in touch with me, all its lawmakers will desert the party once BJP wins polls.
-‘Didi’ (Mamata Banerjee) wants police to act as her private security agency in the West Bengal.
– 52.36% votes cast in West Bengal till 1pm amid violence.
-Maharashtra Polling Percentage till 1 PM .
-Polling percentage in Rajasthan up to 1 pm recorded at 43.20%
-Union Min Piyush Goyal cast his vote in Mumbai
Union Min and BJP leader Piyush Goyal after casting his vote at Walsingham School, Malabar Hill in Mumbai: This election is now a Tsunami election. North South,East&West, Modi wave has overtaken the country. PM Modi is the tallest leader today in the country.
– After Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Paresh Rawal, among others, Varun Dhawan arrived with daddy David Dhawan to cast his vote for the Loka Sabha Elections 2019.
-Maharashtra: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, his wife Rashmi Thackeray and son Aditya Thackeray after casting their vote at a polling booth in Gandhi Nagar, Mumbai. Poonam Mahajan BJP’s candidate from Mumbai North Central LS seat also present. Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
– Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar cast their vote in Mumbai. Lok Sabha Elections 2019
-Punjab: Actor turned politician Sunny Deol files his nomination as the BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency. His brother and actor Bobby Deol also present.
-Polling percentage in Kulgam South Kashmir till 11 AM 3.69%
1. Kulgam 0.36%
2. Noorabad 8.50%
3. HS Bugh 0.26%
4. Devsar 6.16%
– Over 11% voting in Bihar till 10 a.m.
Bihar recorded 11.88 per cent voting till 10 a.m. on Monday in five Lok Sabha seats in the state, an official said. Voting started at 7 a.m. in the Begusarai, Ujiarpur, Darbhanga, Munger and Samastipur constituencies.
“In the initial hours of polling, women in particular were seen in large numbers in queues outside polling booths,” the official said. More than 87 lakh voters are eligible to decide the fate of 67 candidates.
– Supreme Court agrees to hear on Tuesday plea of Congress MP Sushmita Dev alleging violation of model code by PM Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah
-Delhi: BJP delegation including Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Vijay Goel & Anil Baluni will meet Election Commission today over the issue of poll-related violence during polling in West Bengal.
– Actor Anupam Kher casts his votes at polling booth no.235-240 in Juhu.
HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh after casting his vote at polling booth number 40 & 41 at Peddar Road
Actor Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao after casting their votes at polling booth in St. Anne’s High School in Bandra
10.27% voter turnout recorded in Phase4 of LokSabhaElections2019 across 9 states, till 9 am.
-Odisha: BJP MP candidate from Kendrapara,Jay Panda visits polling booth number 38 in Kendrapara Lok Sabha Constituency,says,”Today, we registered 14-15 complaints with poll authorities over disturbance&attempts of booth rigging at different polling booths.We want free&fair polls”
-Polling percentage recorded till 9 am in Phase 4 of: 6.82% in Maharashtra (17 seats), 11.11% in Madhya Pradesh (6 seats) and 9% in Odisha (6) and 16.90% in West Bengal (8 seats)
Actor Madhuri Dixit casts her vote at a polling booth in Juhu.
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar after casting his vote at polling booth 31 in Tardeo
West Bengal: BJP MP candidate from Asansol, Babul Supriyo’s car vandalised in Asansol. A TMC polling agent says, there is no BJP polling agent here.
-Union Minister & BJP candidate from Asansol Babul Supriyo: I will myself take the central forces to that polling station. It is very good that people in West Bengal are aware&they want central forces so that they can cast their vote. This is why Mamata Banerjee is scared.
CPI candidate from Begusarai, Kanhaiya Kumar after casting his vote at a polling centre in Begusarai, says, “Begusarai ko badnam karne wali takton ko Begusarai mein muh ki khani padegi.” He is contesting against BJP leader Giriraj Singh in Begusarai.
-Voting is yet to begin at booth number 35&435 of Chhibramau area in Kannauj. People waiting in queue at the polling station say, “Voting has not started because of a glitch in EVM.”
Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra casts her vote, says this is a moment that matters
-Voting is yet to begin at booth number 189&196 of Chhibramau area in Kannauj after a glitch in EVM was detected.
-Voting is yet to begin at booth number 162 of Malad West in Mumbai after a glitch in EVM was detected
-Congress MP candidate from Mumbai North, Urmila Mataondkar casts her vote at polling booth number 190 in Bandra.
-Veteran actress Shubha Khote after casting her vote at a polling booth in Juhu
-Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath casts his vote at polling booth number 17 in Shikarpur, Chhindwara
-Samajwadi Party lodges complaint of faulty EVM in Uttar Pradesh’s Kannauj constituency.
-CPI candidate from Begusarai, Kanhaiya Kumar arrives to cast his vote at a polling centre in the city, says, “Begusarai ko badnam karne wali takton ko Begusarai mein muh ki khani padegi.” He is contesting against BJP leader Giriraj Singh in Begusarai.
-BJP sitting MP Paresh Rawal & his wife Swaroop Sampat cast their vote at polling booth number 250-256 at Jamna Bai School in Vile Parle.
-A differently-abled voter being helped by polling personnel at polling booth number 274-278 in Jhansi.
-Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das waits in queue to cast his vote at polling booth number 40 & 41 at Peddar Road.
-Veteran actor Rekha casts her vote at polling booth number 283 in Bandra
-BJP MP candidate from UP’s Gorakhpur, Ravi Kishan casts his vote at a polling booth in Goregaon.
-Voting stops in Uttar radesh’s Hamirpur after EVM malfunction.
-Dudhkumar Mondal, BJP candidate from Birbhum constituency, fails to cast his vote because of faulty EVM in Mayureswar’s Brahammapara, reports Manogya Loiwal.
-BJP MP Candidate from Mumbai North Central, Poonam Mahajan casts her vote at polling booth number 48 in Worli.
-Rajasthan: Former Rajasthan CM and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje Scindia casts her vote at polling booth number 33 in Jhalawar
Anil Ambani casts his vote at voting centre number 216 at GD Somani School in Cuffe Para
BJP MP Giriraj Singh cast his vote early in the morning. Giriraj Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Begusarai against CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar.
About 12.79 crore people are eligible for voting in the fourth of the seven-phase elections. The Election Commission has set up 1.40 lakh polling booths/stations and has made elaborate security arrangements.