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Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Highlights: Maharashtra records 54% voter turnout, Mumbai South tally lowest

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Highlights: Maharashtra recorded 54% percent voter turnout, as per Election Commission's data around 10 pm on Monday. Mumbai South recorded the lowest turnout among six Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai. 

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting LIVE: People cats their vote at Pant Nagar polling booth during the fifth phase of the national election in Mumbai.May 20, 2024.Premium
Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting LIVE: People cats their vote at Pant Nagar polling booth during the fifth phase of the national election in Mumbai.May 20, 2024.

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Highlights: Maharashtra has so far recorded the lowest voter turnout at 53 percent as of 10 pm on Monday. Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency was among the seats which recorded the lowest turnout, with many “slow pace" of voting process in Mumbai.

Six Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai went to polls in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 on Monday. These six seats were Mumbai North, Mumbai North West, Mumbai North East, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai South and Mumbai South Central. The region witnessed a high-profile contest, mainly between candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the INDIA bloc. 

Union Minister Piyush Goyal was in fray from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, where he is pitted against Bhushan Patil of Congress. In the Mumbai North Central constituency, the contest is between Advocate Ujwal Nikam from the BJP and Varsha Eknath Gaikwad of the Congress. 

Mumbai North West Lok Sabha Constituency witnessed the battle between two Shiv Sena factions. Ravindra Wairkar represents the CM Eknath Shinde faction, while Amol Gajanan Kirtikar is from the Uddhav Thackeray faction. BJP's Mihir Kotecha is against Shiv Sena (UBT)'s Sanjaydina Patil in the Mumbai North East Lok Sabha constituency. 

The South Central Lok Sabha constituency of Mumbai witnessed a fight between Ramesh Shewele from the Shiv Sena and Anil Desai from the Shiv Sena (UBT). Arvind Sawant from the Shiv Sena (UBT) is hoping to secure a third term from the Mumbai South Lok Sabha seat, while the Eknath Shinde faction of the Shiv Sena has fielded Yamini Jadhav to ruin his plans.  

20 May 2024, 10:09:15 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Polls Voting LIVE: Maharashtra records 53% turnout till 10 pm

Maharashtra recorded 53% voter turnout as of 10 pm on Monday.

20 May 2024, 09:58:34 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Polls Voting LIVE: Voters of Leprosy Ashram in Dhule exercise their right to vote – IN PIC

20 May 2024, 09:12:39 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting LIVE: Mumbai South records 44% voter turnout, Kalyan's tally lowest in Maharashtra

Maharashtra recorded the lowest voter turnout among eight states at 49 percent. Within Maharashtra, Kalyaan Lok Sabha constituency recorded the lowest tally at 43 percent. But when just focusing on the Mumbai region, Mumbai South recorded the lowest turnout at 44 percent.

20 May 2024, 08:10:28 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Polls Voting LIVE: How much voter turnout was recorded in Mumbai today?

As per the Election Commission's data released till 5 pm today, here's what the voter turnout looks like in Mumbai

 

Mumbai South: 44%

Mumbai North: 46.91%

Mumbai North West: 49.7%

Mumbai North East: 48.6%

Mumbai North Central: 47.46%

Mumbai South Central: 48.2%

20 May 2024, 06:51:45 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Polls Voting LIVE: Devendra Fadnavis Vs Uddhav Thackeray amid 'slow pace of voting in Mumbai'

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024: Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray alleged the election officials were delaying the voting process at many polling centres at behest of the BJP-led government. Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, “We were the first to complain…" Read full story here

20 May 2024, 06:03:23 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Polls Voting LIVE: Maharashtra records lowest turnout till 5 pm

Maharashtra has recorded the lowest turnout at 48 percent till 5 pm. Thirteen seats in Maharashtra were among other seats across eight states that went to polls on Monday. 

20 May 2024, 04:54:57 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Music director Amit Trivedi says he couldn't cast vote today, shares video

Music director Amit Trivedi said he couldn't cast vote today. “Voting is our constitutional right. Today I was denied that right and I feel helpless. Did this happen to anyone else? How.. and why??," he said in a post on X.

Many reacted to his video, asking if he checked his EPIC number before going out to vote. 

20 May 2024, 03:51:49 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Mumbai South records voter turnout of nearly 37% till 3 pm

Mumbai South recorded lowest voter turnout in the Mumbai region at nearly 37%. The rest five seats recorded turnout between 37% and 39%.

20 May 2024, 02:20:33 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Kirit Somaiya accuses Sena (UBT) leaders of corrupt practices; Uddhav's party dismisses charge

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Monday alleged that Shiv Sena (UBT) leaders Sanjay Raut and Sunil Raut were found involved in "corrupt practices" outside their polling booth at Bhandup in Mumbai where voting was underway since morning.

The former MP also claimed that two activists of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena (UBT) were arrested for "illegal and corrupt practices of using a fake EVM".

However, MLA Sunil Raut, who is the brother of Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, dismissed the allegations saying a dummy electronic voting machine (EVM) was kept outside the 100-metre radius of the polling booth for educational purpose.

Still, the police removed it under "political pressure", he claimed.

20 May 2024, 02:16:39 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Mumbai disappoints as voter turnout fails to cross 30% till 1pm

Mumbai continued to disappoint with voter turnout failing to cross 30 per cent till 1 pm. 

Mumbai North recorded a turnout of 26.78 per cent; 

Mumbai North Central saw a turnout of 28.05 per cent, 

Mumbai North East saw a turnout of 28.82 per cent, 

Mumbai North West recorded a turnout of 28.41 per cent. 

Mumbai South had the lowest turnout in the city with 28.41 per cent recorded till 1 pm. 

Mumbai South Central saw a turnout of 27.21 per cent.

20 May 2024, 02:14:06 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Former Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal casts his vote

Former Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal shows his inked finger after casting a vote at a polling station in Mumbai, for the fifth phase of #LolSabhELections2024

20 May 2024, 02:12:37 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘Country needs a good govt...’says actor Ranjeet after casting his vote

After casting his vote, actor Ranjeet said, "Voting is our right. The country needs a good govt..." 

20 May 2024, 02:01:50 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi cast their votes

Shabana Azmi says "Voting is a huge responsibility and the right of every citizen. Everyone must come out and cast their votes..."

20 May 2024, 01:56:43 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Sanjay Dutt shows his inked finger after casting vote

Actor Sanjay Dutt says, "I appeal to everyone to come out and cast their votes..."

20 May 2024, 01:53:20 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘We have cast our vote for development of our city,’ says Gulzar

Exercising his right to vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024, veteran lyricist Gulzar on Monday arrived at his designated polling booth in Mumbai with his daughter Meghna Gulzar, who is a renowned director.

The father-daughter duo briefly interacted with the media and emphasised the importance of voting.

"Our city is becoming beautiful and we have cast our vote for the development of our city," Gulzar said right after casting his vote.

Urging people to participate in the elections, Meghna said, "Issues of the people keep changing with time and it is the responsibility of the government to solve them. Voting is a responsibility, and it is important that we exercise our right to vote..."

20 May 2024, 01:49:49 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live:  Show your ink to get 20% discount in THESE restaurants on May 20 and 21. Check list

On the day of the Phase 5 Lok Sabha election, the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) announced a 20% "Democracy Discount" to all voters at participating restaurants in Mumbai on May 20 and 21. The customers need to prove that they have cast a vote to avail of the 20% off on their order. NRAI confirmed that more than 100 restaurants are participating in the "Democracy Discount" initiative. "All participating Restaurants will offer a 20% discount on the total bill value to those dine-in customers who are residents as per their voter ID and have cast their vote with an inked finger," NRAI said.

20 May 2024, 01:32:45 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh says, ‘There is a low voting, people stood even for one hour’

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh after casting his vote at a polling booth in Peddar Road, Mumbai said, "There is a low voting. The process is slow also. People stood even for one hour. It is necessary to have a stable government. We have to grow rapidly. Infrastructure is getting good in Mumbai. The priority of the government will be to bring the lower strata up. With 7-9 pc growth rate, India will be a different place."

20 May 2024, 01:30:31 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Konkona Sen Sharma casts her vote in Mumbai

"I feel very good after casting my vote. I love my country and it is my democratic right as a citizen. We all should vote," Konkona Sen told PTI

20 May 2024, 01:24:22 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘Study the candidates before you vote’, says Hrithik Roshan

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Hrithik Roshan, his sister Sunaina Roshan & their parents Rakesh Roshan and Pinkie Roshan cast their votes at a polling booth in Mumbai. While speaking to reporters, Hrithik Roshan said, "Study the candidates before you vote, know what your are voting for."

20 May 2024, 01:20:28 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Former Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, his son cast their votes

Former Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his son cricketer Arjun Tendulkar cast their votes at a polling station in Mumbai. Tendulkar has been recognised as the 'national icon' of the Election Commission (EC) to raise voter awareness in the electoral process. After casting his vote, he said, “I am the national icon of ECI. I was involved in many initiatives for raising awareness and the importance of casting a vote. Problems happen because of two reasons, one is when you act without thinking and second is when you keep thinking and don't act. I would like to urge everyone to come and cast their vote"

Earlier, sources told ANI that Sachin will be missing his daughter's graduation day in order to fulfill his duty towards the nation. Sara's post-graduation convocation ceremony for MSc in Clinical and Public Health from University College London (UCL) will take place in London in the early part of voting week in Mumbai.

20 May 2024, 01:12:45 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone arrive tcast their vote

Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone were among the celebrities who stepped out to exercise their right to vote today in Mumbai. 

20 May 2024, 01:07:43 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Suryakumar Yadav votes in 2024 LS elections

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Star India batter Suryakumar Yadav cast his vote during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai on Monday and also urged his citizens to perform their duty as voters. India's 360-degree batter took to X and shared a picture of him showing off his inked finger, urging people to "shape the future of our nation".

"Let's shape the future of our nation by casting our vote today," tweeted Suryakumar.

20 May 2024, 01:06:46 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Salman Khan's parents vote in Mumbai

Bollywood celebrities came out in numbers in Mumbai on Monday to cast their votes in the fifth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections . Among veterans from the film industry who stepped out of their homes to exercise their franchise were Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's parents, Salim Khan and Salma Khan.

Shutterbugs snapped pictures of the pair at a polling booth in Mumbai.

A few days ago, Salman had shared a post on X and encouraged people to step out of their houses and cast their vote. Salman informed all that he would be voting on May 20 and expects everyone else to do so for their motherland.

20 May 2024, 12:39:57 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Anil Kapoor casts his vote

Actor Anil Kapoor appeals citizens to caste their vote. He said, “I have cast my vote. All citizens of India should vote."

20 May 2024, 12:36:37 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Mumbai Police detain 3 workers from Shiv Sena (UBT) for allegedly installing dummy EVMs near polling station in Mum

On Mumbai Police detaining 3 workers from Shiv Sena (UBT) for allegedly installing dummy EVMs near the polling station in Mumbai, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sunil Raut says "Dummy EVM was kept more than 100 metres away from the polling station, for the people who do not know how to cast their votes. Police have detained three of our workers. We request the Police to release our workers. BJP knows that their candidate is going to lose from here so they are using the Police to put pressure on us, but Shiv Sena (UBT) will not get scared by all this..."

20 May 2024, 12:17:31 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘India is changing...keep working in national interest’: Kailash Kher after casting vote in Mumbai

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Renowned singer Kailash Kher also reached the polling booth to exercise his right to vote. After casting his vote, Kher said that the country is changing and the people of India are responsible for it. While speaking to ANI, "...I want to say that India is changing and you (people) are responsible for this. I want you to keep working in the national interest."

20 May 2024, 12:04:27 PM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Voting in Maharashtra till 11 am at 15.9%

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: The fifth phase of polling for Lok Sabha polls on May 20 across 49 parliamentary constituencies spread over six states and two Union Territories (UTs) saw a voter turnout of 23.66 per cent till 11 am, the Election Commission (ECI) said on Monday.

While Bihar recorded a 21.11 per cent voter turnout, Jammu and Kashmir recorded 21.37 per cent, Jharkhand 26.18 per cent, Ladakh 27.87 per cent, Maharashtra 15.93 per cent Odisha 21.07 per cent and West Bengal 32.70 per cent, the poll body said.

20 May 2024, 11:53:50 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Suniel Shetty fulfils his civic duty by casting vote in Mumbai

Several celebrities in Mumbai thronged polling stations on Monday to exercise their franchise in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Actor Suniel Shetty was one of them. Opting for a stylish look, Suniel arrived at his designated polling booth this morning and cast his vote. He looked extremely happy as he fulfilled his civic duty. The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections marks an important part of the seven-phase electoral process, with extensive arrangements made to ensure a smooth and secure voting experience for all citizens. Elections in 6 Lok Sabha seats of Mumbai are underway for Phase 5.

20 May 2024, 11:52:53 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Anita Raj urges Maharashtra voters to step out

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: As the 5th phase of the Lok Sabha elections got underway, actor Anita Raj cast her vote at a polling booth in Mumbai and displayed the indelible ink mark on her finger as a symbol of her civic duty.

However, her act was not merely symbolic; it was accompanied by a call to action.

Concerned over the low voter turnout in Maharashtra, Anita Raj urged citizens to exercise their democratic duty, emphasizing the significance of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections.

"We are all responsible citizens of this country. I have come to know that the voter turnout is low. Don't be lazy. Step out and vote, it is very important," she urged, echoing the sentiment of civic responsibility.

20 May 2024, 11:52:09 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Lot of complaints from voters about facilities outside polling booths: Aaditya Thackeray

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Amid voting underway in 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Aaditya Thackeray on Monday claimed there were lot of complaints from electors about facilities outside the polling booths.

Voters were trying to beat the heat and exercise their franchise in large numbers, the former state minister said, adding that electors should at least be made to queue up in shade and provided fans.

Polling was underway since 7 am in 13 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra, including six in Mumbai, and will continue till 6 pm.

20 May 2024, 11:40:28 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi arrives at a polling booth in Goregaon, says ‘arrangements could have been better.’

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi arrived at a polling booth in Goregaon to cast her vote. She told PTI, “The arrangements could have been better. People have been standing here since 7:30 am and it's 10:30 am when they have registered their vote. I also continue to be in the queue because I believe it is important that our democracy and Constitution should prevail over everything else."

20 May 2024, 11:38:08 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: BJP MP Hema Malini says ‘400 paar will be successful’

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: After casting her vote, Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini says, "A large number of people are coming to vote. Yes, (400 paar) will be successful."

20 May 2024, 11:36:58 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: People want Modi ji to become the Prime Minister again, says Maha CM Eknath Shinde

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: After casting his vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said, "The right to vote is a very sacred and valuable right. Your one vote will develop the country, take the country towards becoming a superpower, becoming self-reliant. Everyone should come out and cast their votes. People want Modi ji to become the Prime Minister again..."

20 May 2024, 11:33:14 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: TV personalities and siblings Raghu Ram, Rajiv Lakshman show indelible ink mark | Watch

TV personalities and siblings Raghu Ram & Rajiv Lakshman show the indelible ink mark on their fingers after casting their vote at a polling booth in Mumbai. Rajiv Lakshman said, "People say voting is our right. I say voting is our responsibility and privilege...Vote is our voice...If we don't vote, how can we be patriots?"

Raghu Ram said, "I think voting is our superpower. India is the world's largest democracy. Biggest elections are held in this country. So, in a way, our voters are the most powerful people in the world. It is good to use this superpower..."

20 May 2024, 11:31:34 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Priyanka Chopra's mother Dr Madhu Chopra casts her vote

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Priyanka Chopra's mother Dr Madhu Chopra casts her vote at a polling booth of Versova in Mumbai. "Proud Indian. Proud voter. It felt very good to utilise my civic rights," she told PTI

20 May 2024, 11:16:09 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Veteran actor Dharmendra casts his vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

Veteran actor Dharmendra casts his vote at a polling booth in Mumbai. Actress and MP Hema Malini, her daughter Esha Deol were also cast their votes.

20 May 2024, 11:02:16 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Uddhav Thackeray, his wife and son arrive to cast their vote

Former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray along with his son Aaditya Thackeray arrives at a polling booth in Mumbai to cast vote for Lok Sabha Elections 2024

20 May 2024, 10:32:13 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: 'We have chance to decide our future government…’ says BMC Commissioner Bhushan Gagrani

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: After casting his vote, BMC Commissioner Bhushan Gagrani said, "It is the most important day for a democracy. As we have the chance to decide otheirur future government and our expectations from them. I want to appeal to people to get out of your homes and exercise their right to vote"

20 May 2024, 10:31:02 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Actor Govinda casts his vote, call out people to ‘Please come out of your house and vote’

Please come out of your house and vote, " says actor and Shiv Sena leader Govinda after casting his vote

20 May 2024, 10:27:32 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: A look at voter turnout till 9 am

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: 

Mumbai North 6.19 per cent

Mumbai North Central 6.01 per cent

Mumbai North East 6.83 per cent

Mumbai North West 6.87 per cent

Mumbai South 5.34 per cent

Mumbai South Central 7.79 per cent

Thane 5.67 per cent

Bhiwandi recorded 4.86 per cent polling

Kalyan 5.39 per cent

20 May 2024, 10:15:29 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘Only if your vote, you can…’ says BJP leader Shaina NC as she casts her vote

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: After casting her vote for Lok Sabha Elections 2024, BJP leader Shaina NC said, "The message to Mumbaikars is think, vote. Because only if you vote can you criticize the system. Only if you vote can you question and for Mumbai as the financial capital I think it's extremely imperative that we have the right representatives in parliament. You have seen the kind of work that Prime Minister Modi has done and his vision for a Viksit Bharat is a reality. This is probably the first time that in Mumbai we see no anti-incumbency, we only see a pro-incumbency and that's because of the Modi magic."

20 May 2024, 10:12:32 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde casts his vote in Thane

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Talking to reporters in Thane, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said the Mumbai Metropolitan Region is the stronghold of the Shiv Sena-BJP where the ruling alliance will win all the 10 seats - six in Mumbai, three in Thane district and the Palghar seat.

20 May 2024, 10:06:31 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Are banks closed in Mumbai today? Check here

Banks will remain closed in Mumbai today due to the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections. As per the Reserve Bank of India's holiday calendar, branches of all the PSU and private banks in the Mumbai region will remain shut on Monday, May 20.

20 May 2024, 10:04:59 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Ira Khan and Junaid Khan, children of actor Aamir Khan - cast their votes

20 May 2024, 09:57:42 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: 'Extremely imperative that we have right representatives in parliament,' says BJP leader Shaina NC

After casting her vote for LokSabha Elections 2024, BJP leader Shaina NC says, "The message to Mumbaikars is think, vote. Because only if you vote can you criticize the system. Only if you vote can you question and for Mumbai as the financial capital I think it's extremely imperative that we have the right representatives in parliament. You have seen the kind of work that Prime Minister Modi has done and his vision for a Viksit Bharat is a reality. This is probably the first time that in Mumbai we see no anti-incumbency, we only see a pro-incumbency and that's because of the Modi magic." (ANI)

20 May 2024, 09:54:00 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: ‘Did not opt for home-voting,’ Veteran actor Shubha Khote says she hopes to inspire others

Veteran actress Shubha Khote, who is in her 80s, arrived at a polling booth in Mumbai early Monday morning to cast her vote in the fifth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking to media persons after voting, Shubha said she did not opt for the facility of home-voting as she wanted to inspire her fellow citizens to step out and exercise their right to vote.

"I have voted for the right candidate. I did not opt for home-voting and voted here so that people get inspired and come out and vote...," said 86, year-old Shubha, a film and TV actress, who is famed for her roles in 'Junoon', 'Zabaan Sambhal Ke' and 'Andaaz' among others. She has acted in Hindi and Marathi films and TV serials. (ANI)

20 May 2024, 09:31:12 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Bollywood Actor Paresh Rawal calls for punishment 'for those who don't vote'

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Bollywood Actor Paresh Rawal calls for punishment 'for those who don't vote'. While speaking to reporters after casting his vote, the actor said, “"...There should be some provisions for those who don't vote, like an increase in tax or some other punishment.""

20 May 2024, 09:16:20 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Shiv Sena (UBT) candidate from South Mumbai, Arvind Sawant casts his vote

Shiv Sena (UBT) MP and candidate from South Mumbai, Arvind Sawant casts his vote for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Shiv Sena has fielded Yamini Jadhav, from South Mumbai Lok Sabha seat.

20 May 2024, 08:55:33 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: Hope Mumbaikars will vote in large number, says Piyush Goyal

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: After casting his vote, Union Minister and BJP candidate from Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat, Piyush Goyal said, "This election has given me the opportunity to meet several people and take their blessings. Being a Mumbaikar, the way people have hosted me is a wonderful feeling...My family members have come from abroad to exercise their right to vote..."

20 May 2024, 08:50:57 AM IST

Mumbai Lok Sabha Election 2024 Voting Live: BMC Commissioner Casts His Vote

BMC Commissioner Bhushan Gagrani shows the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

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