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    Raipur, May 12, 2024: The fate of 1717 candidates from 10 states and union territories will be decided tomorrow in phase 4 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

     Election Commission is all geared up for the phase-4 of the General Elections 2024 tomorrow.

     In phase 4, polling will take place for 96 Parliamentary Constituencies (General-64; ST- 12; SC-20) across 10 States/UTs; all 175 seats (General-139; ST-7; SC-29) of State Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh and 28 seats (General-11; ST-14; SC-3) of State Legislative Assembly of Odisha simultaneously.

     Polling time in certain assembly segments of 17 Parliamentary Constituencies of Telangana was increased by the Commission (from 7 am till 6 pm) to increase voters’ participation, Election Commission sources said.

     As per IMD forecast there will be no heat wave like condition in these areas tomorrow. There is no significant concern regarding hot weather conditions for the polling in phase 4. The weather forecast indicates that the Parliamentary Constituencies going for polls are likely to experience normal to below normal temperatures (±2 degrees). However, for convenience of voters, meticulous arrangements have been made at all polling stations including facilities like water, shamiyana and fans.

     So far, till phase 3 of the General Elections 2024, polling has concluded smoothly and peacefully in 283 PCs and 20 States/UTs. Counting of votes is scheduled for the 4th of June.

     A total of 122 air sorties were carried out in phase 4 in three states (AP -02, Jharkhand- 108; Odisha -12) to ferry polling and security officials.

     Over 19 lakh Polling officials will welcome over 17.7 crore voters across 1.92 lakh polling stations, the officials said adding over 17.70 crore voters including 8.97 crore Male; 8.73 crore Female voters.

      There are over 12.49 lakh registered 85+ years old and 19.99 lakh PwD voters for phase 4 who have been provided the option to vote from the comfort of their homes. The optional Home Voting facility is already receiving tremendous appreciation and response, the EC said.

     The EC also said, since phase 3, voter turnout App is updated with a new feature of displaying overall approximate turnout live for each phase. It is pertinent to note that Phase wise/State wise/AC wise/PC wise approximate turnout data is available on voter turnout App live on two hourly basis on poll day till 7 pm after which it is continuously updated on arrival of polling parties, it added.

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