New Delhi: Voting began on Monday across 72 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over nine states, mostly in the Hindi heartland, as the fourth of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off.
This phase covers the remaining 17 constituencies in Maharashtra, including Mumbai’s six seats, and the six in Odisha, as well as 13 in Uttar Pradesh, five in Bihar, and eight in West Bengal.
Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh will have their first phase of polls with voting in 13, 3 and 6 constituencies, respectively.
Despite rising temperatures and EVM glitches, Rajasthan polled 29.40 percent votes till 11 a.m. whereas, Maharashtra recorded the polling percentage of 18.39. Odisha witnessed 8.14 percent polling till 9 am whereas Madhya Pradesh recorded 11.39 voting percentage till 10 a.m.
Here’re the state-wise voting percentages till 11 a.m.
With inputs from IANS