New Delhi: An approximate of 66% total turnout was registered on Tuesday in the third and largest phase of Lok Sabha elections. The third phase of Lok Sabha elections took place across 15 states and two Union Territories.
The maximum turnout was registered in Assam with 80.8% followed by West-Bengal (80.5%), Tripura (81.6%), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (79.6%), Bihar (60%), Goa (74.5%), Gujarat (63.7%), Karnataka (68%), Kerala (75.6%), Maharashtra (60.8%), Odisha (62.7%), UP (61.4%), Chhattisgarh (68.4%), Daman & Diu (71.8%), Jammu and Kashmir (12.9%).
The third phase was the biggest in terms of number of parliamentary constituencies going to polls. A total of 117, or over 21% of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, observed polling. With the end of phase three, polling has concluded for 22 states and Union territories.
The lowest percentage of turnout was seen in Jammu and Kashmir where a part of Anantnag parliamentary constituency went to polls and recorded just 12.8% turnout.