High turnout in seventh phase

Impressive to high voter turnout marked polling in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections on Wednesday. While Punjab recorded its highest-ever voter turnout of 73 per cent, the day’s second highest after 81.35 per cent in nine seats in West Bengal, Gujarat witnessed a 62 per cent turnout, a quantum jump from 47.92 per cent in the last Lok Sabha polls.

Vadodara constituency in Gujarat, where BJP’s Narendra Modi is contesting, saw a turnout of 70 per cent.

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