India General Elections 2024 Phase 6 Voting Highlights: 61.2% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11.45 pm

Election 2024 Voting LIVE: The highest voter turnout in Phase 6 was recorded in Odisha with 79.47% and the lowest turnout was reported from Uttar Pradesh at 54.03%.

India General Elections 2024 Phase 6 Voting Highlights: 61.2% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11.45 pm

India Election Phase 6 Voting Live: Delhi and Haryana are voting in a single phase.

New Delhi:

Election 2024 6th Phase Polling LIVE Updates: The sixth phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha election took place in 58 seats across seven states and one Union Territory (UT) today. Delhi and Haryana voted in a single phase. Lok Sabha and Assembly elections are being held simultaneously in Odisha.

Till 11.45pm, 61.2% voter turnout was recorded. The highest voter turnout in Phase 6 was recorded in Odisha with 79.47% and the lowest turnout was reported from Uttar Pradesh at 54.03%.

The Election Commission has asked poll officers and authorities to take adequate measure to mitigate the effects of rising temperatures in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh due to a heatwave across north India.

Voters in the following seven states and one union territory casted their ballots: Eight seats each in Bihar and Bengal, seven in Delhi, 10 in Haryana, four in Jharkhand, 14 in Uttar Pradesh, and the final seat in Jammu & Kashmir -- Anantnag-Rajouri, where poling was moved from the third to the sixth phase.

Some of the key seats in this phase include New Delhi, North-East Delhi, North-West Delhi and Chandni Chowk in the national capital and Sultanpur and Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag-Rajouri, West Bengal's Tamluk, Medinipur, Haryana's Karnal, Kurukshetra, Gurgaon, Rohtak and Odisha's Bhubaneswar, Puri and Sambalpur are some of the other key seats.
 

Here are the highlights in Lok Sabha Phase 6 voting:

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May 26, 2024 00:01 (IST)
61.2% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11.45 pm
61.2% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11.45 pm, Says Poll Body
May 25, 2024 20:23 (IST)
59.06% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 7.45 pm, Says Poll Body
59.06% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 7.45 pm, Says Poll Body
May 25, 2024 20:06 (IST)
At 51.35%, Anantnag-Rajouri Sees Highest Voter Turnout In 35 Years
May 25, 2024 19:47 (IST)
"NDA's Numbers Looking Better...": PM Modi As Sixth Phase Of Polls Ends
As voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha Polls comes to an end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the numbers of the BJP-led NDA alliance are "looking better and better".

Taking to X, formerly Twitter, PM wrote, "I thank all those who have voted in the penultimate phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. NDA's numbers are looking better and better. People have realised that since INDI Alliance is coming nowhere close to power, voting for it is futile."
May 25, 2024 19:42 (IST)
Selfie Points, Pink Booths Elevate Voting Experience In Delhi
The specially designed pink and model booths were a hit among the voters, who not only cast their votes with ease but also enjoyed clicking selfies on the polling day.
The seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi went to polling in the sixth phase on Saturday.

A vibrant effort to enhance the voting experience, the polling stations featured model encouragement facilities, including pink sofas, spacious waiting areas with water fans, pitcher water, colourful rangoli, beautiful hanging decorations, selfie booths, carpets and wheelchairs to help the disabled.

Speaking about the pink booth arrangement, Priyanka Vajpayee, a voter, said, "I was surprised when I entered the booth because it was not like the last time. It was all decorated with flowers and balloons." The pink booth was managed by female staff and it was decorated with lots of cutouts, motivational quotes and beautification work to enthuse people. (PTI)
May 25, 2024 18:33 (IST)
EVMs Being Sealed At Polling Booth In Jharkhand’s Ranchi
May 25, 2024 18:30 (IST)
EVM Being Sealed At Booth In West Bengal's Bishnupur
May 25, 2024 18:21 (IST)
EVMs Being Sealed At Bihar Polling Booth
May 25, 2024 18:19 (IST)
EVM Being Sealed At Booth In East Champaran As Polling Concludes
May 25, 2024 18:15 (IST)
EVMs Being Sealed At Polling Booth In Delhi's Nirman Bhawan As Sixth Phase Concludes
May 25, 2024 18:06 (IST)
Police Deployed At Charkhi Dadri's Jawa Polling Booth Following Altercation
May 25, 2024 18:01 (IST)
Visuals From Delhi's New Mustafabad Area Outside Polling Booth
May 25, 2024 17:58 (IST)
"Public In Haryana Demands Change": Congress Candidate
May 25, 2024 17:54 (IST)
Glimpse Of Eco Friendly Polling Booths
May 25, 2024 17:48 (IST)
57.7% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 PM
May 25, 2024 17:41 (IST)
Polling Officials Distribute Certificates To Voters In Bihar
May 25, 2024 17:39 (IST)
Senior Citizen Reacts After Experiencing Friendly Facilities At Polling Booth
May 25, 2024 17:36 (IST)
May 25, 2024 17:32 (IST)
"High Voter Turnout In J&K Is A Positive Sign": BJP leader Shazia Ilmi
May 25, 2024 17:28 (IST)
BJP chief JP Nadda's Father Casts Vote From Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur
May 25, 2024 17:18 (IST)
Sidharth Malhotra Flaunts Inked Finger After Casting Vote In Hometown Delhi
May 25, 2024 17:09 (IST)
Anantnag-Rajouri Constituency Residents Cast Their Votes
May 25, 2024 17:08 (IST)
"I Feel Polling Percentage Stands At 50 Percent": Congress Leader Ajay Maken
May 25, 2024 17:03 (IST)
People Queue Outside Polling Booth In Delhi's Seelampur
May 25, 2024 17:02 (IST)
Visuals From Outside Polling Booth In Delhi's Lodhi Colony
May 25, 2024 17:01 (IST)
Delhi Police Commissioner Inspects Security Arrangements At Polling Station
May 25, 2024 16:59 (IST)
Visuals From Outside Polling Booth In Bihar
May 25, 2024 16:54 (IST)
Chief Justice And Wife Show inked Finger Marks After Casting Their Votes
May 25, 2024 16:51 (IST)
"Cast My Vote In Kashmir After 32 Years": Veer Saraf
May 25, 2024 16:47 (IST)
"Sixth And Seventh Phases Are Just For Seat Margins": Assam Chief Minister
May 25, 2024 16:46 (IST)
May 25, 2024 16:12 (IST)
Voter Turnout Recorded At 49.2% As Of 3 PM
May 25, 2024 16:04 (IST)
Delhi Hospital Helps Patients Cast Votes In Lok Sabha Elections
To strengthen democracy, the Manipal Hospital in Delhi's Dwarka area on Saturday helped patients cast their votes during the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
The hospital said this initiative aims to highlight the importance of voting as a fundamental duty of every responsible Indian citizen.

"By supporting our patients in exercising their right to vote, we are not only prioritising their health but also empowering them as active participants in our democracy. Every vote matters, and we are proud to ensure that our patients' voices are heard," said Viji Verghese, Director, Manipal Hospital, Dwarka.
May 25, 2024 16:01 (IST)
Paytm Founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma said that India has a true momentum across growth parameters and he wants an extension of that momentum, as he cast his first vote in Delhi during the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.
May 25, 2024 15:39 (IST)
"Public Will Vote In Favour Of Those Who Are Right": AAP Leader Sandeep Pathak
May 25, 2024 15:36 (IST)
"Voting Is A Very Important Right": ITPO Chairman Pradeep Singh Kharola
May 25, 2024 15:26 (IST)
Lok Sabha polls: Delhi records 34.37 pc turnout till 1 pm, highest in North East Delhi seat
A voter turnout of 34.37 per cent was recorded till 1 pm in Delhi, where polling is underway for its seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Saturday.
The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said that at 37.31 per cent, the highest turnout was recorded in the North East Delhi constituency while Chandni Chowk had the lowest voting percentage at 32.18.

Poll officials said there were no reports of technical snags or delays in the commencement of voting at any polling station.
May 25, 2024 15:03 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: A Look At UP, Bihar
May 25, 2024 14:45 (IST)
INDIA Bloc Doing 'Mujra' For Its 'Vote Bank': PM Narendra Modi At Bihar Rally
PM Narendra Modi today vowed to thwart alleged attempts to rob Dalits and backward classes of reservations by the INDIA bloc which he accused of "enslavement" and performing "mujra" for Muslim vote bank.
May 25, 2024 14:29 (IST)
lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: All About ML Khattar, BJP Candidate From Karnal
May 25, 2024 13:51 (IST)
Cricketer MS Dhoni at a polling station in Jharkhand
May 25, 2024 13:47 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: 39.1% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 1 PM
Phase 6 Turnout 
States
No of Seats
2019 Phase 6 TO
2024 Phase 6 (1 PM) 
All India
58
64.2
39.1
BIH
8/40
58.6
36.5
DEL
7/7
60.6
34.4
HAR
10/10
70.3
36.5
JHA
4/4
64.6
42.5
J&K
1/5
9.0
35.2
ODI
6/21
71.6
35.7
UP
14/80
54.6
37.2
WB
8/42
84.6
54.8
Vidhan Sabha
No of Seats
2019 Phase 6 TO
2024 Phase 6 (1 PM) 
ODI
42/147
71.5
35.7

May 25, 2024 13:43 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: A Look At Delhi And Haryana
May 25, 2024 13:02 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: India's Richest Woman Savitri Jindal Votes In Haryana
Savitri Jindal, a BJP leader and the richest Indian woman, has cast her vote in her hometown Hisar in Haryana.
May 25, 2024 12:55 (IST)
Video: Rahul Gandhi, Sister Priyanka Show Inked Fingers After Voting
Congress has shared a video showing its senior leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra displaying their inked fingers after voting at their polling booths in Delhi.
May 25, 2024 12:40 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024: Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal Casts Vote In Delhi
Rajya Sabha MP and senior advocate Kapil Sibal has cast his vote at a polling booth in Delhi during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
May 25, 2024 12:36 (IST)
Phase 6 Voting LIVE Updates: BJP Nominee From Bihar's East Champaran Casts Vote
Radha Mohan Singh, the BJP candidate from the Bihar's East Champaran Lok Sabha seat, has cast his vote in Motihari.
May 25, 2024 12:14 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: Key Battles
May 25, 2024 11:48 (IST)
Video: Sonia Gandhi, Son Rahul Click Selfie After Voting In Delhi, Priyanka Gandhi Also Votes
Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her MP son Rahul Gandhi were among the early voters as polling began for the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi.
May 25, 2024 11:47 (IST)
"Will Show How People Were Misled": Poll Chief On Supreme Court Verdict On Voter Turnout Data
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar cast his vote at a polling booth in Delhi, Speaking on the recent Supreme Court decision to decline to pass any direction on the Election Commission's (EC) handling of Form 17C data and booth-wise voter turnout, CEC Rajiv Kumar emphasized the need to dispel doubts and suspicions surrounding electoral processes.

"They have acknowledged the truth. An attempt is made to create an atmosphere of doubt. We will discuss this with everyone one day for sure," Kumar said.
May 25, 2024 11:46 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: In Azamgarh, BJP's Nirahua Battles SP's Dharmendra Yadav
May 25, 2024 11:42 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: 25.8% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11 AM
Phase 6 Turnout 
States
No of Seats
2019 Phase 6 TO
2024 Phase 6 (11 AM) 
All India
58
64.2
25.8
BIH
8/40
58.6
23.7
DEL
7/7
60.6
21.7
HAR
10/10
70.3
22.1
JHA
4/4
64.6
27.8
J&K
1/5
9.0
23.1
ODI
6/21
71.6
21.3
UP
14/80
54.6
27.1
WB
8/42
84.6
36.9
Vidhan Sabha
No of Seats
2019 Phase 6 TO
2024 Phase 6 (11 AM) 
ODI
42/147
71.5
21.3

May 25, 2024 11:03 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: All About Bansuri Swaraj, BJP Candidate From New Delhi
May 25, 2024 10:51 (IST)
In Pics: President, Veep, Top Ministers Vote In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls
May 25, 2024 10:22 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: 10.8% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 9AM
Phase 6 Turnout 
States
No of Seats
2019 Phase 6 TO
2024 Phase 6 (9 AM) 
All India
58
64.2
10.8
BIH
8/40
58.6
9.7
DEL
7/7
60.6
8.9
HAR
10/10
70.3
8.3
JHA
4/4
64.6
11.7
J&K
1/5
9.0
8.9
ODI
6/21
71.6
7.4
UP
14/80
54.6
12.3
WB
8/42
84.6
16.5
May 25, 2024 10:08 (IST)
WATCH: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Casts His Vote
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik casts his vote for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 and the third phase of Odisha Assembly elections, at a polling station in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

May 25, 2024 09:46 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: All About Maneka Gandhi, BJP Candidate From Sultanpur
May 25, 2024 09:46 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: All About Maneka Gandhi, BJP Candidate From Sultanpur
May 25, 2024 09:30 (IST)
"All seven seats will be secured by INDIA alliance in Delhi": Congress leader JP Aggarwal
INDIA alliance candidate from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency, Jagat Prakash Aggarwal, on Saturday cast his vote for the ongoing sixth phase of Lok Sabha Elections at a polling booth in Chandni Chowk. Addressing the media, after casting his vote, Aggarwal criticized the incumbent government's track record, citing failures across key issues.

"The whole election is fought on major issues. It is a 100 percent failure of the present government. Be it unemployment, price hike, labourers, farmers, inter state relations. There is no issue in which government could be successful," Aggarwal said.
May 25, 2024 09:06 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: All About Mehbooba Mufti, PDP Candidate From Anantnag
May 25, 2024 08:53 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024: BJP Leader Sushma Swaraj's Daught Bansuri Swaraj Casts Her Vote
May 25, 2024 08:47 (IST)
"Not A Challenge": Ex Harayana CM ML Khattar On Congress Candidate
Former Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday cast his vote in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls and said that the Congress candidate is not a challenge for him.
Manohar Lal Khattar is in the electoral fray from Haryana's Karnal seat against Congress candidate Divyanshu Budhiraja.

Khattar said, "I have cast my vote. I appeal to the people to participate in this festival of democracy and also appeal to vote for the BJP party. The Congress candidate is not a challenge for me.I will visit all the 9 assembly segments at the end of the day."
May 25, 2024 08:45 (IST)
In Pics: Voting underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag-Rajour
May 25, 2024 08:44 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: In New Delhi, BJP's Bansuri Swaraj Battles AAP's Somnath Bharti
May 25, 2024 08:42 (IST)
"Every Vote Against Dictatorship...": Arvind Kejriwal's Message For Voters
May 25, 2024 08:41 (IST)
In Pics: Voters Queue Up Outside A Polling Station In Bihar's Siwan
May 25, 2024 08:36 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: Key Candidates In The Fray
May 25, 2024 08:36 (IST)
"Vote For Equality, Unity, Justice": Congress Chief Mallikarjun Kharge To Voters
May 25, 2024 08:17 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections Phase 6: Poorest Candidate Has Rs 2
May 25, 2024 07:46 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: In Puri, BJP's Sambit Patra Contests Against BJD's Arup Patnaik
May 25, 2024 07:36 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Ex Student Leader vs BJP's Lone Repeat Pick In Delhi
This sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections features several high-profile candidates, including Kanhaiya Kumar, the former president of the JNU student's union, who is now contesting under a Congress banner.
May 25, 2024 07:28 (IST)
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Wife Lakshmi Puri Cast Their Votes
May 25, 2024 07:26 (IST)
"Every Vote Counts": PM Modi's Message For Voters In Phase 6
May 25, 2024 07:09 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6 Live: Voting Begins In Delhi, Haryana Among 7 States, 1 UT
May 25, 2024 07:04 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections Phase 6: Polling Begins In 7 States, 1 UT
The sixth phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha election has begun in 58 seats across seven states and one Union Territory (UT).
May 25, 2024 07:02 (IST)
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 6: Delhi, Haryana Vote Today In Penultimate Phase: 10 Points
Voting will take place in 58 seats across seven states and one Union Territory in the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha election today. Delhi and Haryana are voting in a single phase. For the seventh and last phase, 57 seats will be left.
May 25, 2024 07:01 (IST)
Lok Sabha Elections Phase 6: Key Numbers
  • 11.13 crore voters
  • 5.84 crore men
  • 5.29 crore women
  • 889 candidates
  • 23,659 voters above 100 years
  • 9.58 lakh disabled voters
  • 11.4 lakh polling officials
  • 1.14 lakh polling stations
  • 927 inter-state border check posts

May 25, 2024 06:42 (IST)
WATCH: Mock Polls Underway At A Polling Booth In Delhi's Lodhi Estate
May 25, 2024 06:29 (IST)
39% Lok Sabha Phase 6 Candidates Crorepatis, BJP's Naveen Jindal Richest
The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is set to witness a battle of affluence, with a significant number of candidates boasting crorepati status.
May 25, 2024 06:24 (IST)
Lok Sabha Polls Phase 6: Here Are The Key Candidates
Manoj Tiwari (BJP)
Kanhaiya Kumar (Congress)
Maneka Gandhi (BJP)
Mehbooba Mufti (PDP)
Abhijit Gangopadhyay (BJP)
Manohar Lal Khattar (BJP)
Dharmendra Pradhan (BJP)
Naveen Jindal (BJP)
Rao Inderjit Singh (BJP)
.