2019 Lok Sabha Elections: India Goes To Polls For Phase 3 Of General Elections- Voting To Be Held For 117 Seats

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From spokesperson jumping parties to controversial statements on martyrs and ambiguity on the Congress president's citizenship, amid all the political bustle the country walks into the third phase of Parliamentary elections on April 23.

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From spokesperson jumping parties to controversial statements on martyrs and ambiguity on the Congress president's citizenship, amid all the political bustle the country walks into the third phase of Parliamentary elections on April 23.
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Voter turn out as of 2 pm:

 

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Voter turn out as of 2 pm:

 

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LK Advani casts his vote in Gandhinagar.

 

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Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel after casting his vote at polling booth number 55 in Durg in the 3rd phase of polling of Lok Sabha Elections 2019: We have said what we had to say in favour of the party and our candidates, now voters will decide. They are the real judge.

 

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Veteran actor Mohanlal stands in queue to cast his vote in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

 

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Senior Congress leader and candidate from Karnataka's Gulbarga, Mallikarjun Kharge, casts his vote.

 

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Social activist Anna Hazare casts his vote in Ralegan Siddhi, Ahmednagar.

 

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Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara, along with family, casts his vote as third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections kick start.

 

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BJP's Gautam Gambhir holds a puja at his residence ahead of filing his nominations for the elections to the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency.

 

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Malayalam actor Mammootty casts his vote in Kochi as third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections kicks off. 

 

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PM Modi's mother Heeraben Modi casts her vote.

 

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Shashi Tharoor, the Congress candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, casts his vote.

 

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Polling percentage recorded as of 9 am

  • Assam-12.36% 
  • Bihar-12.60%
  • Goa-2.29%
  • Gujarat-1.35%
  • J&K-0.00%
  • K'taka-1.75%
  • Kerala-2.48%
  • Maharashtra-0.99%
  • Odisha-1.32%
  • Tripura-1.56%
  • UP-6.84%
  • West Bengal-10.97%
  • Chhattisgarh-2.24%
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli-0.00%
  • Daman and Diu-5.83%
     
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Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik casts his vote at a polling booth in Bhubaneswar.

 

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BJP president Amit Shah, along with wife Sonal Shah, casts his vote in Ahemdabad.

 

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"It is an important day for me. This is not my fight. This is the fight for the people of Rampur. The people have trust in me: Jaya Prada, BJP candidate from Rampur, speaks to Republic TV.

 

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Nationalist Congress Party's Supriya Sule along with her family casts her vote a polling station in Baramati; She is sitting MP and NCP MP candidate from Baramati

 

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The weapon of terrorism is IED and the weapon of democracy is ID. The power of voter ID is greater that IED: PM Modi addresses the media

 

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Today is phase-3 of polling in my country. I am fortunate enough to get the opportunity to vote in my home state in Gujarat. I am blessed to be part of this Democracy: PM Modi addresses the media

 

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PM Modi arrives at Ahmedabad's Ranip to cast his vote.

 

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The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani along with wife Anjali Rupani, cast his vote in Rajkot.

 

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Kerala CM P. Vijayan queues up to casts his vote at polling booth in RC Amala Basic UP School in Pinarayi in Kannur district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks blessing of his mother ahead of casting his vote in Ahmedabad. 

 

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BJP President and party's candidate from Gandhinagar Parliamentary constituency Amit Shah, near the polling booth at Nishan Higher Secondary School in Ranip, Ahmedabad. 

 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at his mother's residence in Gandhinagar before casting his vote in Ahmedabad.  

 

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From spokesperson jumping parties to controversial statements on martyrs and ambiguity on the Congress president's citizenship, amid all the political bustle the country walks into the third phase of Parliamentary elections on April 23. 

With 15 states, 117 seats and 1640 candidates in fray, the states that will go to polls on Tuesday are- 

Assam (4), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (7), Gujarat (26), Goa (2), Jammu and Kashmir (1), Karnataka (20), Maharashtra (14), Odisha (6), Uttar Pradesh (10), West Bengal (5), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Daman and Diu (1)

The polls will see seats from where high profile candidates are contending: 

Rahul Gandhi (Congress), Amit Shah (BJP), Feroze Varun Gandhi (BJP), Azam Khan (SP), Jaya Prada (BJP), Shivpal Singh Yadav (PSP-Lohia), Mulayam Singh Yadav (SP), Badruddin Ajmal (AIUDF), Sharad Yadav (RJD), Ranjeet Ranjan (Congress), Sarfaraz Alam (RJD), Vijay Baghel (BJP), Jyotsna Mahant (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP), Arpita Ghosh (TMC), Abhijit Mukherjee (Congress), Badaruddoza Khan (CPI-M), Abu Taher Khan (TMC), Prakash Hukkeri (Congress), VS Ugrappa (Congress), Ananthkumar Hegde (BJP), Supriya Sule (NCP), Girish Bapat (BJP), 

The turnout for the first two phase of elections as announced by the Election Commission was: 

Phase 1

Andaman and Nicobar: 70.67%
Chhattisgarh: 56%
Andhra Pradesh: 56% 
Telangana: 60%
Maharashtra: 55.78%
Sikkim: 69%
Mizoram: 60%
Nagaland: 78%
Manipur: 78.2%
Tripura: 81.8%
West Bengal: 81%

Phase 2 

Assam-76.22%
Bihar-62.38%
Jammu and Kashmir-45.5%
Karnataka-67.67%
Maharashtra-61.22%
Manipur-67.15%
Odisha-57.97%
Tamil Nadu-66.36%
Uttar Pradesh-66.06%
West Bengal-76.42%
Chhattisgarh-71.40%
Puducherry-76.19% 
 

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