Voting Concludes For Fifth Phase Of Lok Sabha Elections

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Voting concluded this evening for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Overall, nearly 57 per cent voter turnout has been recorded till 5 PM. Forty-nine Parliamentary Constituencies spread over six States and two Union Territories were covered in this phase. These include 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 13 in Maharashtra, seven in West Bengal, five each in Odisha and Bihar, three in Jharkhand and one each in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Polling also took place in Odisha for the second phase of assembly elections for 35 Constituencies.
Assembly by elections was also held for Gandey seat in Jharkhand and Lucknow East constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
Six hundred and ninety-five candidates were in the fray in this phase. The prominent candidates whose fate was decided today include BJP leaders and Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal and Smriti Irani, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and KL Sharma, Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, and Chirag Paswan of LJP (Ram Vilas).

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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