Maharashtra Lok Sabha Polls: 55.78% Voter Turnout Recorded

Chandrapur recorded 55.97 per cent polling, followed by 55.36 per cent in Wardha, 53.97 per cent in Yavatmal- Washim, 53.13 per cent in Nagpur and 51.72 per cent in Ramtek (SC) seat.

Maharashtra Lok Sabha Polls: 55.78% Voter Turnout Recorded

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: All these constituencies are located in the state's Vidarbha region. (File)

Nagpur:

Maharashtra registered  55.78 per cent voting till 3 pm in seven constituencies where polling was underway in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.

The state chief electoral office said Naxal-hit Gadchiroli-Chimur Lok Sabha seat witnessed an impressive 61.33 per cent voter turn-out, while 60.50 per cent electorate exercised the franchise in Bhandara-Gondiya. Chandrapur recorded 55.97 per cent polling, followed by 55.36 per cent in Wardha, 53.97 per cent in Yavatmal-Washim, 53.13 per cent in Nagpur and 51.72 per cent in Ramtek (SC) seat.

Chandrapur recorded 55.97 per cent polling, followed by 55.36 per cent in Wardha, 53.97 per cent in Yavatmal- Washim, 53.13 per cent in Nagpur and 51.72 per cent in Ramtek (SC) seat.

The prominent candidates in these constituencies include Union ministers and senior BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari, who is contesting from Nagpur, and Hansraj Ahir, who is the nominee from Chandrapur seat.