Maharashtra Records 53.40% Voting By 5 PM In Peaceful Polling

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An average of 53.40 percent voting was reported from Maharashtra till 5 pm. The voting was by and large peaceful.  Some of the prominent candidates in this phase include Union Minister Narayan Rane, three time sitting MP Supriya Sule who is up against her sister in law Sunetra Pawar from Baramati, Sunil Tatkare, Praniti Shinde and Udayanraje Bhosale.
Akashwani correspondent reports The fate of 258 candidates contesting for 11 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra is now sealed in EVMs. Beating the heat, people across all age groups showed great enthusiasm and turned out to vote. While first time voters were present in plenty, super senior citizens were also seen visiting the booths. In Kolhapur, a 102 year old person named Babosa Rajaram Yadav chose not to vote from home and visited his allocated booth to fulfill his national duty. While rangolis and selfie points adorned most booths, facilities for divyang voters were also seen across the state. Meanwhile, as part of the International Election Visitors’ Programme, a seven member delegation visited various polling booths across Raigad and were amazed by the enthusiasm of voters and especially the Adarsh Divyang booth. They also held interactions with the voters regarding the ease of using EVMs. With this, polling for 24 out of 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra is now complete with the remaining seats set to vote in the next two phases.

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

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