64% of eligible citizens voted in the fourth phase of polling

By Xappie Desk, April 30, 2019 18:26 IST

64% of eligible citizens voted in the fourth phase of polling

West Bengal (76.59%), Madhya Pradesh (66.68%) and Rajasthan (66.75%) recorded the highest voter turnout among the nine states that went to polls yesterday.
 
Mumbai reported a turnout of 55.1%, its highest since 1991.
 
People voted at 1.4 lakh voting booths to decide the fates of 961 candidates in 72 constituencies.
 
About 23% of the 928 candidates in the fray are facing criminal charges.
 
Incidents of violence in West Bengal and EVM glitches in some areas were reported as 64 per cent turnout was recorded on Monday in 72 constituencies across nine states in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections.
 
Election to 542 Lok Sabha seats is being conducted in seven phases between April 11 and May 19. The election in Vellore constituency in Tamil Nadu has been cancelled following excess use of money power. Results will be declared on May 23.



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