The fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 is being held today. 71 constituencies spread over nine states across India are going to polls in the seven-phase election. The states which are going to polls Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir (1/6). A total of 963 candidates from across parties in the nine states will be testing their luck. Also, the fourth and final phase of Odisha Assembly elections will be held today.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 4: How to download voter slip
Key contestants who are fighting the fourth phase of crucial General Elections 2019 include - Milind Deora, Sanjay Nirupam, Parth Pawar, Gajanan Kirtikar, Dushyant Singh, Manvendra Singh, Salman Khurshid, Ram Shankar Katheria, Baijayant Panda, Giriraj Singh, Sakshi Maharaj, Upendra Kushwaha, Kanhaiya Kumar, SS Ahluwalia and Sriprakash Jaiswal.
In the first three phases, voting has been held in 302 Lok Sabha constituencies, and 168 more seats will go to polls in the last three phases. West Bengal topped the list in terms of voter turnout with average 80 per cent of polling in each phase while Bihar recorded between 50-60 per cent turnout, the lowest among the states and Union Territories (UT) which went to polls on April 11, 18 and 23.