Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results will be announced on May 23.
Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results will be announced on May 23.

2019 Lok Sabha polls: West Bengal sees highest voter turnout till 1 pm

ANI | Updated: May 06, 2019 15:02 IST

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Despite the scorching heat, the people in West Bengal on Monday turned out in large numbers to exercise their right to franchise. Till 1 pm, the state was clocking the highest percentage of voter turnout -- 39.55.
Jharkhand was placed second with 37.24 per cent voting followed by Rajasthan (33.82 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (31.46 per cent) and Bihar (24.49 per cent).
Despite terror threats, a significant number of people turned out in Jammu and Kashmir to cast their votes. The region recorded 6.54 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm.
Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results will be announced on May 23. (ANI)

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