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Google Doodle marks Phase 6 of Lok Sabha elections with voting symbol | India News



NEW DELHI: Google on Saturday marked the sixth phase of 2024 Lok Sabha elections being held 58 constituencies across eight states and Union territories. The Doodle featured an uplifted index finger marked with ink, a widely recognized symbol of voting in India.
When users click the Doodle, they are directed to search results that include the most recent developments on India’s 18th general election.
In addition to the polling on all 7 seats of Delhi, voters cast their ballots in 14 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, all 10 seats in Haryana, 8 seats each in Bihar and West Bengal, 6 in Odisha, four seats in Jharkhand, and 1 seat in Jammu and Kashmir in the sixth phase.
The voting so far has been completed in 25 states and Union Territories, covering 428 constituencies out of the total 543. The final phase of polling is scheduled for June 1, with the counting of votes set to take place June 4.
As per the final turnout figures for Phase 5 (based on only EVM votes) released by the Election Commission on Thursday, the overall turnout was 62.2%, way lower than the 69.2% polling recorded in Phase 4, 65.7% in Phase 3, 66.7% in Phase 2 and 66.1% in Phase 1.





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