New Delhi| Jagran News Desk| Elections are being held on 59 Lok Sabha and by 4 pm the turnout recorded was 50.74%.

The Election Commission has set up over 1.13 lakh polling stations for smooth conduct of the polls. So far, 70.51% voting has been recorded in West Bengal, followed by 58.08% in Jharkhand, and Madhya Pradesh it has been 52.62%.

In Haryana, the turnout recorded has been 51.80%, while it has been 45.22% in Delhi. Bihar is next on the list with 44.40%.

The least polling has been recorded in Uttar Pradesh where the turnout has been only 43.26%.

The elections in this phase are seen as a big test for the BJP which had won 45 of 59 seats in 2014, with the Trinamool Congress bagging 8, the Congress two and the Samajwadi Party and the LJP one seat each among others.

The final phase of polls will be held for 59 seats on May 19 and the results will be declared on May 23.

(with Inputs from Voter Turnout App)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma