Final phase records 61 pc voter turnout

Kashmir Times. Dated: 5/20/2019 3:59:08 PM

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NEW DELHI, May 19(Agencies): A voter turnout of over 61 per cent was recorded on Sunday in the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha polls covering 59 constituencies spread over seven states and one union territory.
”In the seventh phase, 61 per cent voter turnout was recorded upto 1700 hrs,” the Election Commission said at a press conference here on Sunday.
The poll panel said women voters participated in large numbers. In the last and final phase of Lok Sabha polls, 7.27 crore voters took part of which 3.47 crore were women and 3,377 were persons of third gender.
EC said that cash, drugs, liquor and precious metals worth Rs 3449.12 crore were seized by enforcement agencies since the Lok Sabha polls were announced on March 10.
The seizure is nearly three times the figures of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the figures show.



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