11 States Voting Underway
Voting is underway in 95 Lok Sabha seats spread across 11 states and the union territory of Puducherry. Over 15.80 crore voters will decide the fate of the 1,600-odd contestants.
Many hotels and restaurants in the city closed as of now. Even roadside shops are not open in Chennai.
11.27% voting in 14 constituencies of Karnataka state as per 11 am report of ECI's Vote. At least 10 booths in Mamallapuram, Illalur, and Thirukazhukundram the EVMs didn’t function for about half an hour to one hour. Technical people responded and polling started in delay.
Polling has temporarily halted at a polling booth in Solapur's Shastri Nagar due to a fault in Electronic Voting Machine.
Villagers of Nagla Mangoli Kala of Fatehpur Sikri boycott Lok Sabha election, demand immediate solution for water crises. Not a single vote has been cast at booth number 41, said gram Pradhan Kisan Singh.
BSP's Paresh Mishra, Shatrughan Sinha, Kush, Luv, Dimple Yadav along with SP candidate Poonam Sinha will be in the road show, to arrive at around 11.30 am in the party office. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to reach Azamgarh to file his nomination paper and address a public meeting.