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New Delhi:

The 6th phase of Lok Sabha polls 2019 has concluded in 59 constituencies across six states and the national capital Delhi with the voting turn out of 63%, on Sunday. With this, polling has concluded in 483 of 543 Lok Sabha constituencies all over the country. The overall estimated voter turnout was 63.93% till 10 pm Sunday.

There was a decline in poll percentage in West Bengal, from 84.95 percent in the previous election to 80.35 percent, according to the poll panel. However, the Election Commission stated that the figure was provisional. Madhya Pradesh registered over 60 percent till 5 PM and Haryana 62.91 percent. National Capital Delhi recorded 59.8 percent voting till 6 in the evening while in Bihar it was 59.38 percent. In Uttar Pradesh, voter turnout was 54.12 percent and Jharkhand 65.17 percent.

Elections were held in 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh and 10 seats in Haryana while eight constituencies each in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, four in Jharkhand and seven seats in Delhi where votes were cast by a number of public figures, including President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

The last phase of voting will take place on May 19 for the remaining seats.

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