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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: All updates from 5th phase of voting
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: All updates from 5th phase of voting

| @indiablooms | 20 May 2024, 10:16 am

Voting is currently underway in 49 seats across six states and two Union Territories in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday. The voting process started at 7 am. Despite the small number of seats going for polls in this phase, the fates of high-profile leaders like  Union Minister Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani, and Piyush Goyal, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. In this phase, over 8.95 crore voters are eligible to express their democratic choice across 94,732 polling stations in the country.

LIVE Updates

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan casts her vote

20 May 2024, 06:13 pm

Shah Rukh Khan casts votes with his family in Mumbai

20 May 2024, 03:51 pm

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, his wife Gauri Khan, elder son Aryan Khan, daughter Suhana Khan and younger son AbRam were spotted at a polling station in Mumbai to cast their votes. 

 

Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao, Saif-Kareena, Ranveer-Deepika, Kiara Advani cast their votes

20 May 2024, 03:48 pm

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and his former wife, filmmaker Kiran Rao, power couples- Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor Khan and Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone, actress Kiara Advani cast their votes in the afternoon as the Lok Sabha polls are underway in Maharashtra along with other parts of the country on Monday.

"I would appeal to people to vote in large numbers and become a part of this great democracy. It is also our responsibility to turn up and vote. I would urge all to not waste their votes," said Aamir.

Kareena, who was dressed in a white kurti and a pair of jeans, joined Saif, who was also in traditionals, reached Duruelo Convent High School in Bandra, Mumbai to cast their votes.

Dressed in a white shirt and denim, pregnant Deepika Padukone was joined by her husband, actor Ranveer Singh, as they headed to the polling booth to cast their vote.

Barely a few days after making her Cannes Film Festival debut, Kiara Advani, who turned up at the polling booth in a white salwar, cast her vote.

 

Go out and exercise your right to vote: Malaika Arora casting her mandate

20 May 2024, 02:29 pm

 

Rakesh Roshan, Hrithik Roshan cast their votes

20 May 2024, 02:02 pm

 

Sanjay Dutt casts his vote

20 May 2024, 02:00 pm

 

Manoj Bajpayee casts his vote in Mumbai

20 May 2024, 12:54 pm

 

BJP candidate Locket Chatterjee confronts person claiming to be TMC polling agent in Hooghly

20 May 2024, 12:53 pm

A confrontation between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Hooghly candidate in West Bengal, Locket Chatterjee, and a person claiming to be polling agent broke out on Monday.

In a video which was circulated online, Locket was seen confronting a person, who initially claimed to be a polling agent and later said he was a reliever.

Locket confronted him, took away his voter ID and asked him to leave the polling station.

 

Veteran actor Dharmendra casts his vote

20 May 2024, 11:07 am

 

Hema Malini, her daughter Esha Deol cast their votes

20 May 2024, 11:06 am

Veteran actress and BJP candidate from Mathura, Hema Malini and her daughter, actress Esha Deol, cast their votes in Mumbai. 

 

Industrialist Anil Ambani casts his vote

20 May 2024, 10:54 am

 

Rajnath Singh casts his vote

20 May 2024, 10:30 am

Union Minister and BJP's candidate from Lucknow, Rajnath Singh, cast his vote in Lucknow. 

 

I want my India to be developed and strong: Akshay Kumar casting his vote

20 May 2024, 10:28 am

After casting his vote in Mumbai, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar said, "I want my India to be developed and strong. I cast my vote keeping that in mind. I would urge the entire country to vote keeping in mind what they think is right." 

 

Wait for results: Mayawati

20 May 2024, 10:24 am

After casting her vote, BSP supremo Mayawati says, "I request all to cast their votes... We have seen this election is fought more on allegations and counter-allegations and less on real issues... During elections, all parties claim to be the winners, but the real picture will be prominent only on the result day."

 

Former Uttar Pradesh CM and BSP supremo Mayawati casts her vote in Lucknow

20 May 2024, 10:20 am

 

Bengal: Barrackpore BJP candidate Arjun Singh accuses TMC's Partha Bhowmick of distributing money

20 May 2024, 10:19 am

Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Barrackpore, has accused his opponent from TMC, Partha Bhowmick, of distributing money ahead of the elections. 

 

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