Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 54.33% Approximate Voter Turnout Across 13 Seats; Mumbai Expected To Register 50% Polling

Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 54.33% Approximate Voter Turnout Across 13 Seats; Mumbai Expected To Register 50% Polling

Notably, elections in 6 Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai are underway for Phase 5. The seats are Mumbai North, Mumbai North West, Mumbai North East, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai South and Mumbai South Central.

Rahul MUpdated: Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 01:37 AM IST
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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and UBT Chief Uddhav Thackeray on voting day in Mumbai for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 | X | ANI

Mumbai: In the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, 13 constituencies recorded an average voter turnout of 54.33% by 6 PM. Maharashtra recorded the lowest voting percentage among all the six states polling till 1 PM. However, the voting percentage has definitely surged as the 6 PM data shows.

Voting on the six seats of Mumbai also improved and the Mumbai North West registered a voting percentage of close to 53.67%, showed data till 6 PM. Voting for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections began at 7:00 AM today, May 20, 2024.

The office of the Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer issues a statement following reports of slow voting: β€œAny voter who is at the queue at 6pm is entitled to vote. The polling station will continue to function till all the voters who were at the queue at 6pm cast their vote.”

Here's data for the states and Union Territories which went to polls on May 20 under the fifth phase of voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

Amid scorching heat and complaints of lack of basic facilities at several polling booths, Maharashtra has witnessed lower turnout in 13 constituencies, including 10 in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region in the 5th phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

Polling At All 6 Seats In Mumbai Underway

Notably, elections in 6 Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai are underway for Phase 5. The seats are Mumbai North, Mumbai North West, Mumbai North East, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai South and Mumbai South Central.

Here Is Constituency Wise Voting Percentage Witnessed In Mumbai Till 5 PM.

- Mumbai North: 46.91%

- Mumbai North West: 49.79%

- Mumbai North East: 48.67%

- Mumbai North Central: 47.32%

- Mumbai South Central: 48.22%

- Mumbai South: 44.22%

The other constituencies of Maharashtra that are a part of the ongoing election in the fifth phase include Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Kalyan, Palghar, Bhiwandi and Thane.

Here are voting percentages till 5 PM on important seats in Maharashtra.

Bhiwandi- 48.89 per cent

Dhule- 48.81 per cent

Dindori- 57.06 per cent

Kalyan - 41.70 per cent

Nashik - 51.16 per cent

Palghar- 54.32 per cent

Thane - 45.38 per cent

Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha seats, the second largest after Uttar Pradesh. The 2024 Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases, running from April 19 to June 1. The counting and results will be declared on June 4.

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