LokSabha 2019: 57.22 pc voter turnout in Maharashtra for 2nd phase

PTI
Thursday, 18 April 2019

An average 57.22 per cent polling was recorded till 5 pm in 10 constituencies of Maharashtra where polling was held in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, an official said. 

Mumbai: An average 57.22 per cent polling was recorded till 5 pm in 10 constituencies of Maharashtra where polling was held in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, an official said. 

Polling was held in Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur and Solapur Lok Saba constituencies, an official said. 

Prominent candidates in the fray were senior Congress leaders and former chief ministers Ashok Chavan and Sushilkumar Shinde, who contested from Nanded and Solapur seats, respectively.
 
In Beed, the home constituency of late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, his daughter Pritam Munde is seeking another term and was pitted against Bajrang Sonawane of the NCP. 

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