Lok Sabha polls: NCR Delhi records over 59.8 percent voter turnout
New Delhi, May 12 (UNI) An estimated 59.8 plus per cent turnout of the 1.43 crore electorate was recorded till 1800 hrs on Sunday for seven Lok Sabha constituencies of Delhi NCR.
Voting started on a slow note but picked up later during the day at the 13,819 polling stations of the Capital under a heightened security presence.
President Ram Nath Kovind and several well-known politicians, including External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Indian National Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal cast their vote in the Capital.
Chandni Chowk recorded 61.54 per cent voter turnout, North East Delhi (59.42 pc), East Delhi (57.44 %), New Delhi (55.01 per cent), North West Delhi (SC)--56.07 pc, West Delhi ( 56.77 per cent) and South Delhi ( 54.41 per cent).