Phase four of the Lok Sabha Election 2019 began at 7 am today. 72 parliamentary constituencies voted across 9 states. Coinciding with today's Lok Sabha elections of phase four were assembly elections in Odisha. This is the last phase of assembly polls in Odisha. Some of the key states that voted today are: Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Bihar. Maharashtra's capital and India's financial hub Mumbai also voted today in the crucial fourth phase of the general elections. Counting of votes for all 543 parliamentary constituencies across the country will be held on May 23, and the result will be declared the same day.
A clash broke out between Trinamool workers and security personnel at a polling booth in Asansol, West Bengal. BJP leader Babul Supriyo's car was also vandalised outside the polling booth.