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Around 32% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm in Maharashtra

Around 32% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm in Maharashtra
Around 32% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm in Maharashtra

In Mumbai, maximum voter turnout was recorded in the Mumbai-North constituency, which saw 32.93 percent polling till 1 pm

An average 31.74 percent voter turnout was recorded till 1 pm on Monday in Maharashtra, where polling for 17 seats in the fourth and last phase of Lok Sabha elections is currently underway. The voter turnout was 18.39 percent till 11 am.

While the process is going on smoothly at most places, complaints of technical glitches in EVMs and VVPAT machines in some polling booths were addressed.

Like morning, several noted personalities showed up to cast their votes in the afternoon.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, with wife Anjali Tendulkar and children, were among those who cast their votes at a booth in Bandra. Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan were also among those who cast their ballot in the same constituency.

Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, meanwhile, cast their vote at a polling booth in Juhu.

So far, Nandurbar Lok Sabha seat recorded highest polling at 40.05 percent while Kalyan constituency saw lowest voter turnout of 25.31 percent, according to an official statement.

The voting figures till 1 pm in other constituencies are as follows:

Dhule – 31.08 percent
Dindori – 35.69 percent
Nashik – 30.86 percent
Palghar – 36.16 percent
Bhiwandi – 30.30 percent
Thane – 29.63 percent
Mumbai-North – 32.93 percent
Mumbai-North West – 29.87 percent
Mumbai-North East – 32.37 percent
Mumbai-North Central – 28.29 percent
Mumbai-South Central -30.02 percent
Mumbai- South – 28.23 percent
Maval- 31.87 percent
Shirur – 32.05 percent
Shirdi – 34.87 percent.

As many as 3.11 crore voters spread across the Mumbai metropolitan region and northern and western Maharashtra are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 323 candidates in the fray in these 17 seats.

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