Lok Sabha Polls Round 4 | PM Modi urges electorates to break voting records of previous 3 phases

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 April 2019, 07:52 AM
PM Modi took to Twitter to urge voters to come out and exercise their franchise in large numbers. (File photo)
PM Modi took to Twitter to urge voters to come out and exercise their franchise in large numbers. (File photo)

Like every time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to come out and vote in large numbers in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on Monday. Taking to social media, PM Modi tweeted, "Another phase of the General Elections begins today. I hope those voting today do so in large numbers and break the voting records of the previous three phases. A special appeal to young voters to head to the polling booth and exercise their franchise."

As many as 12.79 crore voters will exercise their franchise in 71 constituencies spread over nine states. The states which are going to polls in Round 4 are - Maharashtra (17/48 seats), Rajasthan (13/25 seats), Uttar Pradesh (13/80 seats), West Bengal (8/42 seats), Madhya Pradesh (6/29 seats), Odisha (6/21 seats), Bihar (5/40 seats), Jharkhand (3/14 seats) and Jammu and Kashmir (1/6). Apart from these, the fourth and final phase of Odisha Assembly elections is scheduled to be held in 42 segments on Monday. 

The voting will take place between 7 am and 6 pm in most of the constituencies to decide the fate of around 961 candidates in nine states all over the country. The Election Commission has set up 1.40 lakh polling booths/stations and has made elaborate security arrangements.

First Published: Monday, April 29, 2019 07:52 AM
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