Lok Sabha Election

More women voted in 9 States: EC data

If a altogether voter audience in a 4 phases of a Lok Sabha elections has been aloft than in 2014, there is one some-more reason to cheer. Women electorate have outnumbered group in several States and Union Territories, according to phase-wise information expelled by a Election Commission.

More than 20.31 crore women voted as opposite a small above 21.5 crore men. The check percentages in a 4 phases were 69.5, 69.44, 68.40 and 65.51.

The initial proviso was conducted in 91 constituencies opposite 18 States and dual Union Territories on Apr 11. In 9 States, there was a aloft women turnout. The top of 52.13% was available in Meghalaya where there was a burst of roughly 2.5% in a altogether appearance (71.32%) compared with a 2014 election.

Arunachal Pradesh stood second with 52.05% of a polling with a slight alleviation in a altogether electoral appearance (77.38%) in comparison with a prior elections. Higher women audience was also remarkable in Manipur, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Odisha, Lakshadweep, Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

More women voted in 9 States: EC data


More than 53% of a people who voted in Manipur and Puducherry during a second proviso on Apr 18 were women, while a figure was 50.66% in Tamil Nadu. The audience in Manipur softened by about 6% though there was a decrease of 0.77% in Puducherry and 1.65% in Tamil Nadu.

The third proviso on Apr 23 also saw a poignant jump, a top — 52.42% of polling — reported from Daman Diu, followed by 52.24% in Kerala. In Bihar, Goa and West Bengal also, a audience was aloft than that of men. While there was an boost in a altogether voting, 1.12% in Bihar and 3.65% in Kerala, it came down by about 6% in Daman Diu, 1.88% in Goa and 0.59% in West Bengal.

On Apr 29, in a fourth turn covering 71 parliamentary constituencies opposite 9 States and a partial of a Anantnag chair in Jammu Kashmir, a aloft women audience was reported usually in Bihar, that saw 1.73% burst in a altogether voting compared to a 2014 polls.

Article source: https://www.thehindu.com/elections/lok-sabha-2019/more-women-voted-in-nine-states-ec-data/article27036081.ece


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