Friday, June 14, 2024

Great Indian Election Kickoff: Massive 24% Turnout Hits 102 Seats in Just 4 Hours!

Phase 1 Voting for the Lok Sabha Election: Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, the BJP is hoping to win 370 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, a significant increase from its 2019 results. The Prime Minister has set the NDA a target of 400.

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Phase 1 Voting for the Lok Sabha Election: Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, the BJP is hoping to win 370 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, a significant increase from its 2019 results. The Prime Minister has set the NDA a target of 400.

New Delhi: The 2024 Lok Sabha elections kicked off today. The opposition saw them as a fight for democracy’s survival, while the BJP saw them as a milestone to 2047. 21 states and Union Territories will have 102 seats up for election in the first of the seven-phase cycle.

Ten Important Points

Lok Sabha Seats by State:

  • Tamil Nadu: 39 seats
  • Rajasthan: 12 seats
  • Uttar Pradesh: 8 seats
  • Madhya Pradesh: 6 seats
  • Uttarakhand: 5 seats
  • Arunachal Pradesh: 2 seats
  • Meghalaya: 2 seats
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 1 seat
  • Mizoram: 1 seat
  • Nagaland: 1 seat
  • Puducherry: 1 seat
  • Sikkim: 1 seat
  • Lakshadweep: 1 seat
  • Assam: 5 seats
  • Maharashtra: 5 seats
  • Bihar: 4 seats
  • West Bengal: 3 seats
  • Manipur: 2 seats
  • Tripura: 1 seat
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 1 seat
  • Chhattisgarh: 1 seat

Assembly Elections:

  • Andhra Pradesh: (Number of seats not provided)
  • Odisha: (Number of seats not provided)
  • Sikkim: 32 seats
  • Arunachal Pradesh: 60 seats

Voter Turnout:

  • At 11 a.m., the voter turnout percentages were as follows:
    • Tamil Nadu: 23.7%
    • Rajasthan: 22.5%
    • Uttar Pradesh: 25.2%
    • Madhya Pradesh: 30.5%
  • At 9 a.m., the average turnout across 102 seats was 24.5%.
  • At the same time, the turnout was:
    • Sikkim: 21.2%
    • Arunachal Pradesh: 19.5%

Election Strategies:

  • The BJP aims to secure 370 out of 543 Lok Sabha seats with a target of 400 for the NDA.
  • The Opposition bloc INDIA is facing internal disarray but has rallied together following key events.
  • The BJP aims to strengthen its position in the northeast and expand its influence in the Hindi heartland and other regions like Bengal and Odisha.
  • The Congress anticipates a resurgence, especially in northern states, and is optimistic about its performance in the south.

Past Election:

  • In 2019, out of the 102 seats, UPA won 45 seats and NDA won 41 seats, with 6 seats redrawn due to delimitation.

Timeline:

  • The vote count is scheduled for June 4th 2024.
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