Lok Sabha election 2024: Bengal tops turnout at 63.11% as Phase 3 voting sees national average of 51%

India witnesses the democratic fervor sweep across the nation, with an approximate 51% voter turnout . Bengal emerges as the frontrunner with a remarkable 63.11% turnout, reflecting the state’s enthusiastic participation in shaping the country’s political landscape.

As the Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 unfolds, India witnesses the democratic fervour sweep across the nation, with an approximate 51% voter turnout. Bengal emerges as the frontrunner with a remarkable 63.11% turnout, reflecting the state’s enthusiastic participation in shaping the country’s political landscape.

The third phase of polling encompasses 93 constituencies spread over 11 states and Union Territories, each contributing to India’s electoral process. From the bustling streets of Maharashtra to the verdant landscapes of Karnataka, voters exercise their democratic rights amidst the backdrop of a fiercely contested electoral battle.

The day commenced with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah casting their votes, setting the tone for a day of democratic engagement. However, the electoral exercise was marred by sporadic incidents of violence in West Bengal, where clashes between workers of Trinamool, BJP, and Congress disrupted polling in constituencies such as Murshidabad and Jangipur.

In Phase 1 of the Lok Sabha elections on April 19, voters across 102 constituencies, from rural villages to urban centres, displayed an unwavering commitment to democracy. Despite logistical challenges, they stood in long queues under the sun, determined to cast their ballots and shape India’s future.

Continuing this fervour, Phase 2 on April 26 saw citizens braving scorching temperatures across 88 constituencies. Their resounding participation, despite hurdles, reaffirmed the strength of India’s democratic spirit.

As polling continues, the nation eagerly awaits the outcome of Phase 3, poised to witness the democratic aspirations of millions manifest in the final electoral verdict. With each phase, India reaffirms its commitment to democracy, underscoring the resilience and vibrancy of its electoral process.