06:04 PM (IST)
Until 6 PM, 74.61 percent polling has been noticed in Madhya Pradesh and figures could rise further. While in the year 2013, 72.69 percent turnout was recorded during Assembly elections which was two percent less than from 2018.
05:02 PM (IST)
In response to the breakdown of the EVM machines during voting in Madhya Pradesh today, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “The Election Commission must take responsibility to ensure that these EVM machines function properly.”
03:41 PM (IST)
Big turnout in Maoist-affected areas was noticed as Maoist-affected areas like Baihar, Lanjhi and Paraswada noticed 66%, 64% and 68% polling respectively. Polling in these areas was closed down at 3 pm.
03:18 PM (IST)
#MadhyaPradeshElections Update at 2:30 pm
03:17 PM (IST)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condoles at the death of the three polling officials that were on election duty in the state.
He tweeted, “My heart goes out to officers who lost their lives while on duty in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections. My condolences to the family of the officers. We stand with you in this difficult time.”
03:14 PM (IST)
More than 3 lakh government employees were reported on the election duty to favour peaceful elections in the state.
03:03 PM (IST)
Till 2 pm, 34.99% voter turnout was recorded in the state.
02:34 PM (IST)
Congress polling agent Pradeep Singh Bhadauria was shot and seriously injured. He was then taken to a hospital in Gwalior.
02:31 PM (IST)
Reporters reported that more than 250 EVMs were replaced so far in Madhya Pradesh.
01:54 PM (IST)
Three people were arrested in the connection of firing incident at Bhind.
12:43 PM (IST)
BJP, Congress candidates in Bhind constituency asked to be alert
12:35 PM (IST)
After two EVMs were damaged by anti-socials, polling in Raipura Lahar assembly constituency of Bhind district was halted. Tehsildar’s vehicle also got damaged in the scene.