Lok Sabha Elections in India 2019 – Polling Phase 3

Polling Phase 3 - Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Polling Phase 3 - Lok Sabha Elections 2019

8.15 PM

Voter Turnout by 7 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed until 7 PM.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 78.52%
Bihar 59.97%
Goa 71.26%
Gujarat 60.48%
Jammu and Kashmir 12.86%
Karnataka 64.06%
Kerala 70.21%
Maharashtra 56.95%
Odisha 58.18%
Tripura 78.52%
Uttar Pradesh 57.83%
West Bengal 79.36%
Chhattisgarh 66.37%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 71.43%
Daman and Diu 65.34%


5.45 PM

More Leader Have Cast Their Vote

More political leaders have cast their vote. Goa CM Pramod Sawant has cast his vote. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, too, has exercised his franchise in Bharuch. Jagadish Shettar, the former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP leader, has cast his vote in Karnataka’s Hubballi-Dharwad.


5.30 PM

Voter Arrested in Thiruvananthapuram

A voter named Abin Babu has been arrested in Thiruvananthapuram after he made a false complaint regarding the malfunctioning in the polling machine. Reportedly, he said that his vote went to a candidate different for whom he cast his vote. Babu was voting at Vattiyoorkavu’s booth no. 151.


5.15 PM

Voting Turnout by 5 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed by 5 PM by the EC.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 70.41%
Bihar 46.94%
Goa 58.99%
Gujarat 50.58%
Jammu and Kashmir 11.22%
Karnataka 54.49%
Kerala 58.56%
Maharashtra 45.64%
Odisha 47.72%
Tripura 67.12%
Uttar Pradesh 48.27%
West Bengal 68.25%
Chhattisgarh 55.29%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 56.81%
Daman and Diu 61.23%


4.45 PM

Voting Turnout by 4 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed by 4 PM by the EC.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 62.13%
Bihar 46.94%
Goa 58.92%
Gujarat 50.32%
Jammu and Kashmir 11.22%
Karnataka 50.03%
Kerala 55.55%
Maharashtra 44.64%
Odisha 46.44%
Tripura 65.92%
Uttar Pradesh 47.41%
West Bengal 68.25%
Chhattisgarh 55.29%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 56.81%
Daman and Diu 55.02%


4.30 PM

Political Heavyweights Have Cast Their Vote

Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party (SP) founder, has exercised his franchise in the phase 3 of the polling. He is contesting from Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh. Singh was also accompanied by his son, daughters-in-law, and wife. Ex Pm Manmohan Singh has also cast his vote.


4.15 PM

Clash in Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir

As per the reports, there has been a clash at Anantnag’s polling booth. Apparently, there has been a  fist fight between the polling agents of the National Conference and PDP. The fight only ended when security personnel interfered. It’s due to security reasons the polling here has been held in 3 phases here.


4.00 PM

Voting Turnout by 3 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed by 3 PM by the EC.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 60.24%
Bihar 37.05%
Goa 46.36%
Gujarat 39.5%
Jammu and Kashmir 9.63%
Karnataka 38.19%
Kerala 43.21%
Maharashtra 33.09%
Odisha 34.34%
Tripura 45.54%
Uttar Pradesh 30.34%
West Bengal 52.8%
Chhattisgarh 44.77%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 37.2%
Daman and Diu 42.99%


3.45 PM

Voting Turnout in Assam by 3 PM

The average voting percentage has been declared for Assam by 3 PM. The state has clocked more than half – 62.13 % voters. The constituencies Dhubri records 67.12%, Barpeta 60.38%, Gauhati 58.23%, Barpeta 60.38%, and Kokrajhar (ST) 63.36%.


3.30 PM

2 Voters Died in Kerala

As per the reports, two voters have died in Kerala. A news agency has reported that two senior citizens were waiting for their turn to vote but died after collapsing. One incident took place at  Chokli Rama Vilasam L P School booth where 65-year-old Vijayi died. Another happened at  Vadasserikkara where 80-year-old Pappachan breathed his last.


3.15 PM

Voter Killed in West Bengal

In yet another incident in West Bengal, reports have emerged that a voter was killed. The person died due to the injuries in Murshidabad. Apparently, he came in-between the clashes of Congress and TMC workers.


3.00 PM

Voting Turnout by 2 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed by 1 PM by the EC.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 46.61%
Bihar 37.05%
Goa 46.36%
Gujarat 39.27%
Jammu and Kashmir 9.63%
Karnataka 36.74%
Kerala 40%
Maharashtra 32.07%
Odisha 32.82%
Tripura 44.96%
Uttar Pradesh 29.76%
West Bengal 52.4%
Chhattisgarh 42.97%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 37.2%
Daman and Diu 42.99%


2.45 PM

More Violence at Polling Booths in West Bengal

The acts of violence have been increasing in West Bengal. Some have witnessed bombing at Raninagar, Murshidabad’s booth no 27 and 28. A handful of men were behind the attack. However, the locals couldn’t see their faces clearly and hence can’t identify them.


2.30 PM

More Violence Reports in West Bengal

Yet another incident of violence has been reported in West Bengal. At the Maldaha Uttar constituency, there are reports of beating up of a BJP member Sagar Roy. It is alleged that he was trying to record on his phone the attacks. The attackers were trying to capture Chachol’s booth no 173.


2.15 PM

Violence Reported in West Bengal

West Bengal has witnessed violence in the third phase of Lok Sabha polling. As per the reports, the BJP camp office was vandalised by the TMC workers. Following this, the TMC’s camp office has been ransacked by the BJP workers. This has resulted in the escalation of the dispute between the two.


2.00 PM

Voting Turnout by 1 PM

The voting turnout has been disclosed by 1 PM.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 42.35%
Bihar 25.65%
Goa 28.91%
Gujarat 25.5%
Jammu and Kashmir 4.72%
Karnataka 22.77%
Kerala 28.78%
Maharashtra 18.21%
Odisha 18.58%
Tripura 29.54%
Uttar Pradesh 22.9%
West Bengal 35.39%
Chhattisgarh 29.48%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 21.62%
Daman and Diu 23.93%


1.00 PM

Akhilesh Yadav Alleges of Country-Wide EVM Malfunctioning

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has alleged that the malfunctioning of EVMs is taking place all over India. He took to Twitter to brought the issue to light. He tweeted “EVMs across India malfunctioning or voting for the BJP. DMs say poll officials untrained to operate EVMs. 350+ being replaced. This is criminal negligence for a polling exercise that costs Rs 50,000 crs. Should we believe DMs @ECISVEEP, or is something far more sinister afoot?”


12.45 PM

Voter Turnout till 12 PM

The EC has disclosed the voter turnout of the states and union territories going to poll.

State Voter Turnout
Assam 28.64%
Bihar 25.65%
Goa 28.49%
Gujarat 24.93%
Jammu and Kashmir 4.72%
Karnataka 21.05%
Kerala 25.79%
Maharashtra 17.26%
Odisha 18.58%
Tripura 29.21%
Uttar Pradesh 22.39%
West Bengal 35%
Chhattisgarh 27.29%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 21.62%
Daman and Diu 23.93%


12.30 PM

Voting Boycotted in Lok Sabha Constituency of East Tripura

The polling has been boycotted by as many as 20 families in the East Tripura Lok Sabha constituency. They have done so to protest the assault by a paramilitary force’s troops on a local youth.


12.15 PM

EVM Issues Continue to Pester

Amidst the frequent EVM malfunctioning, the Wayanad’s NDA candidate Thushar Vellappally has demanded the re-polling. In a South Goa’s polling booth, an entire set of EVMs has been replaced, as per a Chief Electoral Officer.


12.00 PM

PC Pathanamthitta is Picking up on Voter Percentage

The Sabarimala-sensitive constituency Pathanamthitta has picked up on voter turnout after starting on a dull note. The turnout was lower than 2% in the first hour, when other constituencies were at the 3% mark.


11.45 AM

Voter Turnout till 11 AM

The EC has disclosed the voter turnout till 11 AM. Assam records the higher voter turnout. 

State Voter Turnout
Assam 22.71%
Bihar 13.03%
Goa 12.83%
Gujarat 10.48%
Jammu and Kashmir 1.90%
Karnataka 8.14%
Kerala 14.40%
Maharashtra 7.97%
Odisha 7.15%
Tripura 14.02%
Uttar Pradesh 10.88%
West Bengal 16.85%
Chhattisgarh 13.81%
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 11.40%
Daman and Diu 9.93%


11.30 AM

Wayanad, Kerala Crucial for Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, the president of INC, is contesting elections from Wayanad, Kerala. This seat has special importance because the Congress party wants the foothold in the south as well. The other contestants are Thushar Vellappally (NDA), president of Bharath Dharma Jana Sena, and PP Suneel (CPI).


11.15 AM

EVM Problems Appear in States

A number of states going to poll in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections have reported EVM malfunctioning and also bogus voting. The voting has been stopped in Thiruvananthapuram constituency’s Chowara booth after votes cast for Congress went to BJP. States like Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Odisha have reported technical problems in EVMs.


11.00 AM

Voter Turnout in Constituencies by 9 AM

By 9 AM, Assam has recorded 12.38% turnout. The voter percentage for its parliamentary constituencies are Gauhati 12.38%, Barpeta 11.71%, Kokrajhar 10.14%, and Dhubri 14.52%. Goa reports 13% turnout. Its constituencies Shiroda has clocked 13.18%, Mandrem 13.05%, and Mapusa 14.47%. Maharashtra has witnessed 8.21%. Ahmednagar records 4.97%, Satara 6.8%, and Sangli 6.71%.


10.45 AM

Voter Turnout by 9.30 AM

The voting percentage has been disclosed for states and union territories. The overall voter turnout is recorded to be 8.25% by 9.30 AM. Assam records 12.36%, Goa 10.40%, Jammu and Kashmir 0.00%, Kerala 6.85%, Odisha 5.76%, West Bengal 16.52%, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 7.55%, Uttar Pradesh 9.80%, Bihar 12.64%, Gujarat 7.59%, Maharashtra 4.11%, Chhattisgarh 10.53%, Tripura 4.97%, Daman and Diu 10.03%, and Karnataka 6.17%.


10.30 AM

Voter Turnout by 9 AM in West Bengal

The voter turnout by 9 AM has been reported for various constituencies of West Bengal. The percentage is good if considered the number of hours elapsed since the beginning of the polling. Murshidabad reports 17.54%, Jangipur 17.54%, Maldaha Dakshin 16.22%, Maldaha Uttar 16.22%, Balurghat 17.28%. The average voter turnout in the state is 16.94%.


10.15 AM

EVM Glitches Appear

EVM malfunctioning has been reported in Assam from several polling booths. Glitch reports have also been reported in Kerala. Here the CM Pinarayi Vijayan has heavily criticised the Election Commission for the EVM problems. He accused the Commission of not taking enough measures to prevent the faults in the machines.


10.00 AM

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Cast His Vote

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani along with his wife Anjali has cast vote. The duo has exercised their franchise in Rajkot’s Anil Gyan Mandir school. PM Modi, too, has cast his vote. Over 20 constituencies in Gujarat are going to poll in this phase.


9.45 AM

Thiruvananthapuram has Contest Triangle between Congress, CPI, and BJP

In Kerala, all 20 seats are going for polling. Here in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Shashi Tharoor (Congress), the two-time sitting MP, is contesting against Kummanam Rajasekharan (BJP), who is an ex-governor, and C. Divakaran (CPI). Here people have turned out in great number since morning. The main issue surrounding this constituency is the Sabarimala issue.


9.30 AM

Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir, under Tight Security

In the first time of democratic India, Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir is going to poll in 3 phases. Here the elections are curtailed because during the last phase, para-military forces had to face stone pelting while moving back. 300 para-military forces have been deployed to ensure safe elections. Here Mehbooba Mufti from PDP is fighting against Ghulam Ahmad Mir (Congress), Sofi Yousuf (BJP), and Hasnain Masoodi (NC). She has a lot to prove since her last government was dumped by BJP.


9.15 AM

Rampur Constituency in a Fierce Battle

At Rampur, UP, it is the fight between the disciple – Jaya Prada Nahata (BJP) and the teacher Azam Khan (SP). There has been a lot of issues regarding the controversial remarks made by Azam Khan. This is a heavyweight battle between the two, which could go either way. Voters have (mostly male) have turned out in large number.


9.00 AM

Modi Encourages Nation to Vote

PM Modi has interacted with media after voting. He has encouraged the people of the nation to vote. Modi has informed the people about the power of their vote while comparing the voter ID to IED.


8.45 AM

Voting Starts on a Dull Note at Some Places

The Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency, Jammu and Kashmir, has witnessed the beginning of voting on a dull note. According to an official, most of the residents have chosen to stay indoors. A similar situation is being seen in Kalyan Singh ADC village in Tripura where people are in the grip of fever for more than a week now.


8.30 AM

Top Leaders in Polling Contest in Phase 3

Many top leaders are going to contest in this phase of the Lok Sabha elections. BJP chief Amit Shah is in polling contest from Gandhinagar. Modi has reached Ahmedabad along with Amit Shah to cast his vote. There is a lot of drama surrounding the PM because of his “nuclear” comment.


8.15 AM

Polling Begins for Phase 3

Polling has begun for the phase 3 of the Lok Sabha polls. BS Yeddyurappa’s son BY Raghavendra has cast his vote. As per the reports, roughly 18.56 crore people are eligible to vote in this phase. Amit Shah will be seen making debut in Lok Sabha election from Gandhinagar.


After the whirlwind voting for the second phase of Lok Sabha polls 2019, the third phase is just around the corner, scheduled for April 23, 2019. A total of 117 constituencies across 13 States and 2 Union Territories will go to the polls.

All parliamentary constituencies in Daman and Diu (1), Goa (2), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Kerala (20), Tripura(1) and Gujarat (26) are gearing up for polls in a single phase on April 23. States like West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, and Assam also have some parliamentary constituencies which will witness voting in this round.

Here are the state-wise constituencies that are going to the polls in the the third phase:

States Constituencies Participating in Polling in 3rd Phase
Assam Gauhati, Barpeta, Kokrajhar, Dhubri
Bihar Khagaria, Madhepura, Araria, Supaul, Jhanjharpur
Chhattisgarh Raipur, Durg, Bilaspur, Korba, Janjgir-Champa, Raigarh, Surguja
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu Daman and Diu
Goa South Goa, North Goa
Gujarat Valsad, Navsari, Surat, Bardoli, Bharuch, Chhota Udaipur, Vadodara, Dahod, Panchmahal, Kheda, Anand, Bhavnagar, Amreli, Junagadh, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Ahmedabad West, Ahmedabad East, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha, Mahesana, Patan, Banaskantha, Kachchh
Jammu and Kashmir Anantnag
Karnataka Shimoga, Davanagere, Uttara Kannada, Dharwad, Haveri, Bellary, Koppal, Bidar, Raichur, Gulbarga, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Belgaum, Chikkodi
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, Attingal, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Mavelikkara, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Chalakudy, Thrissur, Alanthur, Palakkad, Ponnani, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Vadakara, Kannur, Kasaragod
Maharashtra Hatkanangle, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg, Satara, Sangli, Madha, Ahmednagar, Baramati, Pune, Raigad, Aurangabad, Jalna, Raver, Jalgaon
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Sambalpur
Tripura Tripura East
Uttar Pradesh Pilibhit, Bareilly, Aonla, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri, Firozabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Moradabad
West Bengal Murshidabad, Jangipur, Maldaha Dakshin, Maldaha Uttar, Balurghat
Lok Sabha General Elections 2019 - Phase 3 Map
Map of India Depicting Constituencies of 13 States and 2 Union Territories where Polling is going to take place on April 23, 2019.


The vote counting would be held on May 23, 2019.

Related Link: 17th General (Lok Sabha) Elections 2019 and Parliamentary Constituencies