The biggest and the largest battle of lok sabha 2019 polls has begun. Phase three of lok sabha polls is the largest poll among all seven phases as in this phase polling will take place on 116 seats across 14 states and Union territory. This is the biggest election carnival because all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, with BJP president Amit Shah, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several Union Ministers among prominent candidates are in the battleground to prove their supremacy.
Besides all seats in Gujrat(26) and Kerala(20), Number of polling seats in different states and union territory are as follows –
Maharashtra – 14 seats
Karnataka – 14 seats
Chhattisgarh – 7 seats
Odisha – 6 seats
Assam – 4 seats
Bihar – 5 seats
Uttar Pradesh – 10 seats
West Bengal – 5 seats
Goa – 2 seats
Tripura – 1 seat
Dadra and Nagar Haveli – 1 seat
Daman and Diu – 1 seat
About 18.56 crore voters are eligible for voting in this phase and the Election Commission has set up 2.10 lakh polling booths/stations and has made elaborate security arrangements.
Percentage of voters turnout in different sates and union territory till 10 AM –
Maharashtra – 6.40%
Karnataka – 7.42%
Chhattisgarh – 12.58%
Odisha – 7.15%
Assam – 12.36%
Bihar – 12.64%
Uttar Pradesh – 10.36%
West Bengal – 16.85%
Goa – 11.70%
Tripura – 5.83%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli – 10.59%
Daman and Diu – 9.93%
Have a sneak peak over the events and incidents happened across 14 States and Union Territories during 3rd phase –
PM Modi casted his vote: Mr. Modi arrived at the polling station set up in Nishan High School, located in the Ranip area of Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city, in an open jeep in the morning and exercised his democratic right.
Gujarat: BJP President Amit Shah and his wife Sonal Shah cast their votes at polling booth in Naranpura Sub-Zonal office in Ahmedabad
West Bengal: Three TMC workers injured after a crude bomb was hurled at them. The incident took place in Domkal municipality in Murshidabad
Gujarat: Heeraben Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother casts her vote at a polling station in Raisan, Ahmedabad. #LokSabhaElection2019
Kerala: Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram candidate Shashi Tharoor casts his vote.
Younger brother of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Abhay Singh Yadav after casting his vote at a polling booth in Saifai, Mainpuri.
Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik casts his vote at a polling booth in Bhubaneswar.
Odisha: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan casts his vote at a polling booth in Talcher.
West Bengal: Man carries his 87-year mother to polling booth in Kotwali Primary Junior Basic School, in Malda #LokSabhaElections2019
Odisha: A specially-abled person casts his vote at polling booth in Government Primary School, IRC village, Bhubaneswar.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and wife Anjali cast their vote at a polling booth in Anil Gyan Mandir school in Rajkot.
PM Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad: The weapon of terrorism is IED, the strength of democracy is voter ID.
Maharashtra: 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.
Maharashtra: A senior citizen couple, 93-year-old Prabhakar Bhide and 88-year-old Sushila Bhide cast their votes at a polling booth in Pune’s Mayur colony.
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