High voter turnout marked in Phase 4 of General Elections 2024: Odisha and West Bengal in the lead

Phase 4 of General Elections 2024 witnesses a notable 69.16% voter turnout, with Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal showing high participation. Gender-wise, 69.58% of male, 68.73% of female, and 34.23% of third-gender voters cast their ballots.

The fourth phase of the General Elections 2024 witnessed a voter turnout of 69.16%. This phase, encompassing 96 Parliamentary Constituencies (PCs), saw active participation from citizens across various states and union territories.

Notably, the gender-wise breakdown of voter turnout reveals an encouraging trend, with 69.58% of male voters, 68.73% of female voters, and 34.23% of voters from the third gender category exercising their franchise. In Andhra Pradesh, a notable turnout of 80.66% was recorded, reflecting a robust participation of voters from diverse backgrounds.

States like Odisha and West Bengal witnessed high voter enthusiasm, with turnouts of 75.68% and 80.22% respectively.

At the PC level, several constituencies demonstrated exemplary civic engagement, with voter turnouts exceeding 80% in various regions. In Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram (SC) constituency, an impressive turnout of 83.85% was reported, indicating a strong voter mobilization effort. Similarly, constituencies like Begusarai in Bihar and Nizamabad in Telangana witnessed active participation, with turnouts of 58.70% and 71.92% respectively.

The significance of voter turnout extends beyond numerical figures, reflecting the democratic spirit and civic responsibility of citizens. It underscores the collective determination to exercise the right to vote and actively participate in the democratic process. Moreover, the diverse participation across gender and socio-economic lines highlights the inclusivity and pluralism inherent in India’s electoral landscape.

Looking ahead, as the General Elections 2024 progress, it is imperative to sustain and enhance voter engagement initiatives to ensure maximum participation in the electoral process. This entails fostering awareness, facilitating accessibility, and addressing systemic barriers to voting.

By promoting a culture of electoral participation, India can strengthen its democratic foundations and uphold the principles of representative governance.

The voter turnout observed in phase 4 of the General Elections 2024 reflects the vibrancy of India’s democracy and the collective commitment to democratic values. It serves as a testament to the resilience and determination of Indian citizens to actively shape the future of their nation through the power of the ballot.