Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Last Phase Voting Takes Place Across 7 States

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Over 58% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5PM For 7th Phase

A voter turnout of 58.34 per cent was recorded till 5 pm on Saturday in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha polls with incidents of violence between TMC and BJP supporters reported in Sandeshkhali region of West Bengal, and complaints of EVM glitches and rigging at some booths lodged.


Sporadic Violence In West Bengal

In West Bengal's Diamond Harbour constituency, BJP workers were allegedly beaten up by TMC over allegations of intimidation of voters. In Kultuli area, two BJP activists were injured during clashes with TMC workers.


West Bengal: EVM Machines Thrown In Pond

Senior BJP leader and Bengal co-incharge Amit Malviya posted on X, "Democracy is up in flames in West Bengal. Bombs have been hurled in Jadavpur's Bhangar, and irate villagers in Joynagar's Kultali have thrown an EVM and VVPAT machine in a pond because TMC goons won't let them vote."


Himachal Pradesh: Voting At Highest Polling Booth In The World

Tashigang is a tiny village perched high in the icy Himalayas at a staggering altitude of 15,256 feet. The village holds the distinction of hosting the highest polling station in the world.

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Himachal Pradesh: Actor-Turned-Politician Kanagan Ranaut Casts Vote

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is up against the Congress's Vikramaditya Singh from Mandi. Ranaut is also a voter from the constituency and was seen casting her voter on Saturday.


Bihar: Lalu Yadav Casts Vote With Wife And Daughter

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, his wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi and their daughter Rohini Acharya also cast their votes at a polling booth in Patna.

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee Casts Vote

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee cast her vote at a polling station in south Kolkata's Bhabanipur area on Saturday afternoon. Banerjee, a resident of Harish Chatterjee Street, exercised her franchise at a polling booth in Mitra Institution school around 3.55 pm.

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Union Minister Anurag Thakur Casts Vote With Family Members

Union minister and BJP candidate from Hamirpur Anurag Thakur, accompanied by his father and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and other family members including his wife Sheffali Thakur, cast their votes at the Samirpur polling booth in Hamirpur district.