Lok Sabha Election 2024: Former HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh Casts Vote, Raises Concerns Over Low Voter Turnout In South Mumbai

Lok Sabha Election 2024: Former HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh Casts Vote, Raises Concerns Over Low Voter Turnout In South Mumbai

He added, that the slow voting process and hot weather might be deterring people from casting their ballots.

G R MukeshUpdated: Monday, May 20, 2024, 06:08 PM IST
article-image
Former HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh |

Former HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh cast his vote in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on Monday, May 20.

After casting his vote, Parekh expressed concerns about the low voter turnout in South Mumbai. He added, that the slow voting process and hot weather might be deterring people from casting their ballots.

He emphasised the importance of having a stable government for India's progress and the need for good leadership at the center, which we've been having for the last ten years. He also highlighted efforts in uplifting the lower strata of society.

Over 8.95 Crore Voters Eligible in Fifth Phase

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), more than 8.95 crore voters are eligible to participate in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections which includes 4.69 crore males, 4.26 crore females, and 5,409 third-gender electors.

Furthermore, the fifth phase involves 49 seats across six states and two Union Territories (UTs).

States and Seats in Focus

In this phase, elections are being held in Bihar (5 seats), Jammu and Kashmir (1 seats), Ladakh (1 seats), Jharkhand (3 seats), Maharashtra (13 seats), Odisha (5 seats), Uttar Pradesh (14 seats), and West Bengal (7 seats).

RECENT STORIES

Centre Imposes Stockholding Limit On Wheat To Check Hoarding, Ensure Price Stability

Centre Imposes Stockholding Limit On Wheat To Check Hoarding, Ensure Price Stability

Avenix Fzco Unveils New Gold Trading Software FOREXOBOT, Transforming Market Engagement With...

Avenix Fzco Unveils New Gold Trading Software FOREXOBOT, Transforming Market Engagement With...

Volkswagen India Launches Monsoon Car Care Campaign to Ensure Safe Driving

Volkswagen India Launches Monsoon Car Care Campaign to Ensure Safe Driving

Power Transmission & Distribution Arm Of L&T Wins 185 MW Solar Plant & Energy Storage System

Power Transmission & Distribution Arm Of L&T Wins 185 MW Solar Plant & Energy Storage System

Italian Roaring Elegance: Maserati's Icona And Leggenda

Italian Roaring Elegance: Maserati's Icona And Leggenda