India general Elections 2024 Update

The Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 2 saw an overall voter turnout of 60.96% recorded until 7 pm. This phase of the election is crucial as it plays a significant role in shaping the future of the country. Voters from various regions came out to exercise their democratic right and make their voices heard.

India general Elections 2024

The upcoming general elections in India are scheduled to take place from 19 April to 1 June 2024 in seven phases to choose 543 members of the Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will occur with the results being announced on 4 June 2024. This election is the largest in history, surpassing the 2019 Indian general election, spanning 44 days, second only to the 1951–52 Indian general election. The current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a third consecutive term, is running for office. Approximately 970 million eligible voters out of a population of 1.4 billion are expected to participate. Furthermore, state legislative assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, and Sikkim will coincide with the general election, along with by-elections for 25 seats in 12 legislative assemblies.

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India general Elections 2024 Voting Update

A Karbi tribal woman and her infant exit a polling station after voting in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam on April 26, 2024. | Photo Credit: Ritu Raj Konwar By 7 p.m., the voter turnout exceeded 60.96%, despite reports of EVM malfunctions and fraudulent voting in select booths in Kerala and West Bengal. Residents from four villages in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura, Rajasthan’s Banswara, and Maharashtra’s Parbhani boycotted the elections; Bru voters from Tripura participated in voting for the first time. During this election phase, a total of 1,202 candidates competed for a Lok Sabha seat, with 1,098 men, 102 women, and two transgender individuals in the running.

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Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 2

During Phase 2, candidates from different political parties contested fiercely to secure votes and earn the trust of the electorate. Political rallies, campaigns, and debates were held across constituencies to sway voters towards particular ideologies and agendas. The voter turnout percentage indicates the level of participation and interest among the public in the electoral process. It reflects the enthusiasm and responsibility citizens feel towards electing their representatives for governance. As the results unfold post-voting, it will be interesting to see which candidates emerge victorious in Phase 2 and how these outcomes contribute to the overall political landscape of the country. The decisions made by voters during this phase will have a lasting impact on policies, governance, and the direction in which the nation moves forward.

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Polling occurred in Kerala (for all 20 seats), Karnataka (14 out of 28 seats), Rajasthan (13 seats), Maharashtra (eight seats), Uttar Pradesh (eight seats), Madhya Pradesh (six seats), Assam (five seats), and Bihar (five seats). Additionally, voting is ongoing in Chhattisgarh (three), West Bengal (three), Manipur (one), Tripura (one), and Jammu and Kashmir (one). The voting in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul, originally scheduled for April 26, was rescheduled to the third phase on May 7 due to the passing of Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ashok Balawi.

Election Commission Notices Update

Today, prominent candidates on the ballot included Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Shashi Tharoor, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar of the BJP, and actor-turned-politicians Hema Malini and Arun Govil. Former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy criticized the ECI for lack of transparency in the Bengaluru Rural constituency’s parliamentary elections, alleging that the Congress candidate had distributed gift coupons with QR codes to voters. He also stated that Janata Dal (Secular) and BJP workers were assaulted while trying to stop the distribution. In a separate development, the Election Commission issued notices to BJP chief J.P. Nadda for alleged poll code violations in PM Modi’s election rally speech, as well as to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge following complaints by the BJP against Rahul Gandhi.


The high voter turnout in Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha Polls signals the active participation and engagement of citizens in shaping the future of their country. As democracy thrives on the voices and choices of its people, each vote cast is a step towards a collectively determined future. The substantial turnout reflects the enthusiasm and responsibility of Indian citizens towards their democratic rights. Let’s continue to uphold the spirit of democracy and make our voices heard through active participation in the electoral process.

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