Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel casts his vote at a polling station in Bharuch

A total of 116 seats across 14 states were slated to see voting in the phase including polling in the first of the staggered polling in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag constituency.

Written by Newsroom Staff April 23, 2019 08:09

New Delhi: Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third – and largest – phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off.

A total of 116 seats across 14 states were slated to see voting in the phase including polling in the first of the staggered polling in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag constituency.

Voting also began in Tripura East, which was slated in the second phase of polling on April 18 but was deferred by the Election Commission to the third phase on security concerns.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will aim to defend the 62 of the 117 third phase seats it won in 2014 and its performance in this phase will be crucial in deciding its political fortunes.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Check here

Estimated voter turnout till now for the 3rd phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is 51.15%.

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel after casting his vote

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on if Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would contest Lok Sabha Elections2019 from Varanasi: She herself said that she’ll definitely contest if party asks her to. Party will soon take a decision on it. Congress President will decide after consulting others.

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel casts his vote at a polling station in Bharuch

Bride casts her vote

Shraddha, a bride, casts her vote at a polling station in Pune ahead of her wedding. Shraddha says, “It is our national duty. I felt a little nervous but I liked it”.

Azam Khan casts his vote

Samajwadi Party leader and SP-BSP-RLD candidate from Rampur, Azam Khan, and his son Abdullah Azam Khan, cast their vote at a polling station in the district

WATCH: Supporters trash polling agent

Jammu & Kashmir: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters thrash a National Conference (NC) polling agent at Bijbehara polling station of Anantnag district, alleging bogus voting.

A polling official at booth number 41 in Kantapal village in Dhenkanal passes away, after collapsing while on duty.

Man standing in a queue to vote killed in clashes between Congress and TMC workers in Baligram, Murshidabad.

Former Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh leaves after casting his vote at a polling booth in Dispur.

Estimated voter turnout till now for the 3rd phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is 37.89%.

Finance Minister & BJP leader Arun Jaitley casts his vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad.

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani casts his vote at a polling booth at Shahpur Hindi School in Ahmedabad.

Governor of Kerala casts vote

Governor of Kerala P. Sathasivam along with his wife cast their votes in Thiruvananthapuram in the early hours of polling.

Rajnath Singh on Polling for Phase 3

Polling for Phase 3 of the General Elections is going on in more than 100 seats. I appeal to all the voters, specially the first time voters, to come out in large numbers and strengthen India’s democracy by exercising their voting rights.

Chhattisgarh CM casts his vote

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel after casting his vote at polling booth number 55 in Durg in the 3rd phase of polling of Lok Sabha Elections 2019: We have said what we had to say in favour of the party and our candidates, now voters will decide. They are the real judge.

Goa CM and his wife casts vote

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and wife Sulakshana Sawant cast their votes at polling booth no. 47 in Sankhali Lok Sabha constituency.

Boxer Vijender Singh to file his nomination as a Congress candidate

Boxer Vijender Singh to file his nomination from South Delhi seat as Congress candidate shortly: I’m happy that Congress has given me a responsibility to serve the people. As a son of a driver,I understand the plight of the poor. I’ll reach out to ppl to understand their problems

Sunny Deol joins BJP

Actor Sunny Deol joins Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman

Pappu Yadav sings as he casts his vote


Hardik Patel casts his vote

Congress leader Hardik Patel after casting his vote in Viramgam,says “Chowkidaar dhoondhna hoga toh mein Nepal chala jaaunga, mujhe desh mein PM chahiye jo iss desh ke arthvyavastha ko, shiksha ko, yuvaon, jawanon ko mazboot kar sake. Mujhe chowkidar nahi pradhan mantri chahiye.”


Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Karnataka

Senior Congress leader and Gulbarga candidate Mallikarjun Kharge casts his vote at polling booth number 119 in Gulabarga.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Maharashtra

Social activist Anna Hazare after casting his vote in Ralegan Siddhi,Ahmednagar District.


Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Goa

Goa Chief Electoral Officer: Entire set of EVMs has been replaced for AC 34, PS No 31 as per report from DEO South Goa.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Kerala

Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram candidate Shashi Tharoor casts his vote at a polling booth in the city. He is up against BJP’s Kummanam Rajasekaran and LDF’s C Divakaran.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: UP

Younger brother of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Abhay Singh Yadav after casting his vote at a polling booth in Saifai, Mainpuri.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Jammu & Kashmir

Voting underway at polling booth in Government Higher Senior Secondary School in Khanabal in Anantnag.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Odhisa

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik casts his vote at a polling booth in Bhubaneswar.

Polling percentage

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Polling percentage recorded in Assam-12.36%, Bihar-12.60%,Goa-2.29%,Guj-1.35%, J&K-0.00%, K’taka-1.75%, Kerala-2.48%, M’rashtra-0.99%, Odisha-1.32%, Tripura-1.56%, UP-6.84%, WB-10.97%, Chhattisgarh-2.24%, Dadra&Nagar Haveli-0.00%, Daman& Diu-5.83%,till 9 am.

Parkash Singh Badal,SAD Patron: Sukhbir Singh Badal will contest from Ferozepur and Harsimrat Kaur Badal will contest from Bathinda.

BJP President Amit Shah and his wife Sonal Shah cast their votes at polling booth in Naranpura Sub-Zonal office in Ahmedabad.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Odhisa

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan casts his vote at a polling booth in Talcher, Odisha

Specially-abled person casts his vote


Gujarat CM and his wife cast their vote


Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Odhisa

Former IAS officer and BJP MP candidate from Bhubaneswar, Aparajita Sarangi casts her vote at polling booth in Government Primary School, IRC village, Bhubaneswar; She is up against former IPS officer and BJD candidate Arup Patnaik

Prime Minister greets public after casting his vote

PM Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad: The weapon of terrorism is IED, the strength of democracy is voter ID. I can say with surety that the voter ID is much much more powerful than an IED, so we should understand the strength of our voter IDs.


PM Modi: Today third phase of polling is underway, I am fortunate that I also got the opportunity to fulfill my duty in my home state of Gujarat. Like you feel pure after a holy dip in Kumbh, one feels pure after casting vote in this festival of democracy.

PM Modi casts his vote

PM Narendra Modi after casting his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad.

Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to cast his vote at polling booth in Nishan Higher Secondary School in Ranip, Ahmedabad; BJP President Amit Shah also present.

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Maharashtra

Nationalist Congress Party’s Supriya Sule along with her family casts her vote a polling station in Baramati; She is sitting MP and NCP MP candidate from Baramati

Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Maharashtra

Senior citizen couple cast their votes


Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother at her residence in Gandhinagar today.


He will cast his vote in Ahmedabad, shortly.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets people outside his mother’s residence in Gandhinagar.

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