NEW DELHI: The polling for the Lok Sabha election 2019 concluded with people voted across 59 constituencies in seven states on Sunday.
The South Asian country is undergoing election with counting taking place on May 23, after seven-phase of polling.
Those in the fray from the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Manoj Sinha, and Sunny Deol during the concluding phase.
In West Bengal, there was a turnout of 63.7%, Madhya Pradesh 59.4%, Uttar Pradesh 46.2%, Punjab 48.8%, Himachal Pradesh 56%, Jharkhand 64,8%, Bihar 46.7% till 3:00 pm Sunday.
Meanwhile, there were reports of violence in few booths in West Bengal, technical glitches of electronic voting machines (EVM).
The vehicle of BJP candidate Nilanjan Ray at Diamond Harbour seat was damaged where he is facing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee who is contesting on All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) ticket.
However, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has deployed 710 companies of central armed police forces for the last phase of elections in West Bengal.