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Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Mumbai Voting Turnout Declines Amid Severe Heat

National: Amid intense heat & humid conditions voting turnout for Lok Sabha assembly elections 2024 has fallen in Mumbai in the phase 5. Voters have also blamed the management and issues like EVM glitches, change of centres.

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By rutunjay
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Voting Turnout Mumbai

Amid intense heat & humid conditions voting turnout for Lok Sabha assembly elections 2024 has fallen in Mumbai in the phase 5. Voters have also blamed the management and issues like EVM glitches, change of centres & people having trouble finding their names in the list. This was the final phase for the state Maharashtra where Mumbai and suburbs voted today on Monday, 20th May. 

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Six Mumbai seats of Mumbai City and Mumbai Suburban has six Lok Sabha seats - Mumbai South, Mumbai South Central, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East and Mumbai North, four MMR seats of Palghar, Thane, Kalyan and Bhiwandi, and North Maharashtra seat of Dhule, Dindori & Nashik went to polls. 

According to reports reaching here, because of the heat and humidity, several senior citizens faced problems and many even returned back home without casting their votes.

“The administration is the reason why voting is down  Wherever we have a lead, the machine is not properly arranged. Machines are shut down,” MVA leader and former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena (UBT) head, told reporters.

However, BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said: “We were the first to complain to the commission about the slow pace of voting in Mumbai. As usual, they have started accusing Modi when the defeat is clear in front of them.”

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