Balloting starts in Maharashtra
Posted on Apr 17 2014 | IANS
Mumbai, April 17 : Voting for 19 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra began Thursday with enthusiastic voters lining up at polling stations, officials said.
Over 32 million electorate, including over 15 million women, are eligible to cast their vote at 36,879 polling booths.
As many as 358 candidates are in the fray in the second round of polling in the state.
A total of 376,592 polling personnel have been deployed.
In the first round of polling, 10 constituencies went to polls, and 62.37 percent of the electorate voted.