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Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

A total of 91 constituencies across 20 states of the country went to polls today. The elections will be held in seven phases and results will be declared on May 23.

Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections ended on Thursday as people turned up in huge numbers to elect 91 parliamentarians in over a month-long polling exercise. In Andhra Pradesh, at least two people were killed in poll-related violence after TDP and YSRCP factions clashed outside a polling booth. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

Voting began in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories today in the first of the mega seven-phase general elections. (Express photo: Partha Paul)

Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

In Andhra Pradesh, at least two people were killed in poll-related violence in Tadipatri after TDP and YSRCP factions clashed outside a polling booth. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

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A total of 14 parliamentary constituencies out of 25 in the eight northeastern states also voted in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls. (Express photo)

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Ghaziabad: A long queue to caste the vote in Gaur city during the first phase voting on Thursday. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav)

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Congress and CPIM booth offices were vandalized at Agartala. (Express photo)

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with wife Amruta Fadnavis casts their vote. (Express photo)

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Voters at at the polling desk of a political party outside a polling booth in Ghaziabad, Western Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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An elderly woman casts her vote in Burtuk, East Sikkim. The voting for Assembly polls is also being held in Sikkim. (Source: PIB)

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Telangana recorded 60.57 per cent voting till fivepm across 17 Lok Sabha constituencies of the State where former Union minister Renuka Chowdhury and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi are among prominent candidates in the fray. Telangana recorded 60.57 per cent voting till fivepm across 17 Lok Sabha constituencies of the State where former Union minister Renuka Chowdhury and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi are among prominent candidates in the fray.

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Rejina Khatoon on her way to polling both to cast her vote at Poatur Kuthi in West Bengal. (Express photo: Partha Paul)

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The second phase of polling will begin on April 18 and will cover 97 constituencies across 13 states. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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Union Minister VK Singh is contesting as a BJP candidate from Ghaziabad. The former Army chief had contested from Ghaziabad on BJP ticket in 2014 and won by a record margin. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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A woman after casting her vote at Kaila Bhatta in Ghaziabad, Western Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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Voters in queue to cast vote under security in Ghaziabad on Thursday. The voting time in most of the Parliamentary Constituencies going to polls in the first phase is from 7 AM to 6 PM. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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Voting for Assembly polls will also be held in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and some seats in Odisha simultaneously. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna)

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