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Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Election 2024 Highlights: Polling Ends In All 39 Constituencies, 72.09% Total Voter Turnout Recorded

Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Election 2024: The polling in Tamil Nadu for 39 parliamentary seats began at 7 AM on Friday. The counting of votes will take place on June 4.

Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Election 2024 Highlights: Polling Ends In All 39 Constituencies, 72.09% Total Voter Turnout Recorded

Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Election 2024 Highlights: Polling Ends In All 39 Constituencies, 72.09% Total Voter Turnout Recorded

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 Highlights: Polling began at 7 AM on Friday in all the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu for the 2024 general election. The counting of votes will take place on June 4.The 2024 Lok Sabha Election will witness a three-way contest in Tamil Nadu involving the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supported by its ally, the Indian National Congress (INC), the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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Apr 19, 2024 23:13 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: PM Modi Thanks Voters

"First phase, great response! Thank you to all those who have voted today. Getting EXCELLENT feedback from today’s voting. It’s clear that people across India are voting for NDA in record numbers," PM Modi wrote on X.
Apr 19, 2024 20:39 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Constituencies With Highest And Lowest Voter Turnout

"Highest voting of 75.67 per cent has been recorded in Kallakurichi, next 75.44 per cent in Dharmapuri, and minimum is 67.35 per cent in Chennai Central, 67. 82 per cent in Chennai South. By tomorrow, we will be able to get an overall figure of the voter turnout in the state," said Tamil Nadu Chief Election Officer Satyabrata Sahu.
Apr 19, 2024 20:28 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Annamalai Calls For Re-Election

K Annamalai, the Tamil Nadu BJP Chief, has raised concerns over the absence of nearly 1 lakh voters' names from the electoral roll in Coimbatore. He has questioned the Election Commission's readiness for the polls in the constituency and called for re-election in booths where significant voter names are missing. More details here.
Apr 19, 2024 20:07 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: AR Rahman Casts Vote In Chennai

Apr 19, 2024 19:49 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Tamil Nadu Polling Percentage

Tamil Nadu recorded a total of 72.09 per cent voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls, CEO Satyabrata Sahoo said.
Apr 19, 2024 18:01 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: K Annamalai Demands Re-Poll In Several Places

State BJP chief and Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency candidate K Annamalai says, "We saw complaints from a large number of voters on their names being missing from the voters' list. This happened in many places. We are demanding re-poll in places where the names of a large number of voters were missing. We have a doubt that there was some political interference because the names of a large number of BJP caders were missing from the voters list."
Apr 19, 2024 17:36 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: TN Voting Percentage

Tamil Nadu has recorded a total of 62.02% voter turnout till 5 PM today.
Apr 19, 2024 17:10 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: When Will Voting Conclude?

Elections to the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu began at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.
Apr 19, 2024 16:48 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 102-Year-Old Woman Arrives To Cast Vote

Apr 19, 2024 16:42 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress' Manickam Tagore Arrives At Booth To Cast Vote

Apr 19, 2024 16:26 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Chennai Central Records 37.62% Voter Turnout Till 3 PM

The Chennai Central parliamentary constituency in Tamil Nadu recorded 37.62% voter turnout till 3 PM.
Apr 19, 2024 16:09 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Coimbatore Records 47.03% Voter Turnout Till 3 PM

Coimbatore parliamentary constituency recorded 47.03% voter turnout till 3 PM, as per the official data by the ECI.
Apr 19, 2024 15:45 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Rajnikanth Casts Vote In Chennai

Apr 19, 2024 15:32 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: 102-Year-Old Woman Casts Vote In Dindigul

Apr 19, 2024 15:24 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: A Look At Coimbatore Lok Sabha Seat

In Coimbatore, Annamalai has framed the electoral battle as a three-way contest, with his main rivals being candidates from the DMK and AIADMK. As for the 2024 candidates list in Coimbatore Lok Sabha Constituency, Singai Ramachandran from AIADMK, K Annamalai from BJP, and Ganapathi Rajkumar from DMK are in the fray. Regarding the decision to sever ties with the AIADMK, he remarked, "Various factors led us to take this path." Read more here.
Apr 19, 2024 15:17 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Voter Turnout For Chennai South, Chennai North

The south Parliament constituency of Chennai recorded a voter turnout of 28.92 per cent till 1 pm whereas the Chennai north constituency witnessed 29.05 and the voter turnout in central Parliament constituency was recorded 28.08 per cent.
Apr 19, 2024 15:05 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Voting Percentage For Theni, Thoothukkudi, Tiruvannamalai

Nagapattinam-42.05 per cent, Namakkal-46.31 per cent, Nilgris-40.88 per cent, Perambalur-45.86 per cent, Pollachi-40.08 per cent, Ramanathapuram-40.90 per cent, Salem-46.89 per cent, Sivganga-34.10 per cent, Sriperumbudur-30.65 per cent, Tenkasi-39.91 per cent, Thanjavur-41.14 per cent, Theni-41.28 per cent, Thoothukkudi-39.11 per cent, Tiruchirappalli-38.13 per cent, Tirunelveli-38.24 per cent, Tiruppur-44.08 per cent, Tiruvallur-38.55 per cent, Tiruvannamalai- 41.74 per cent, Vallore-39.5 per cent, Viluppuram-43.84 per cent and Virudhunagar-42.19 per cent.
Apr 19, 2024 14:56 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: What Happened In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections?

In Tamil Nadu in the 2019 general elections, the DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance, comprising the Congress, VCK, MDMK, CPI, CPI(M), IUML, MMK, KMDK, TVK, and AIFB, registered a landslide victory, winning 38 of the 39 seats in the state.
Apr 19, 2024 14:49 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: DMK's Tiruchi Siva Arrives In Tiruchirappalli To Cast Vote

Apr 19, 2024 14:39 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Voting Percentage For Coimbatore, Madurai, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai

Voting percentages for some of the constituencies in the state include Arakkonam- 40.30 per cent, Arani- 44.16, Chidambaram-37.76 per cent, Coimbatore-35.89 per cent, Cuddalore-37.84 per cent, Dharmapuri-40.70 per cent, Dindigul-42.12 per cent, Eorde- 43.54 per cent, Kallakurichi-46.06 per cent, Kacheepuram-39.92 per cent, Kanniyakumari-37.86 per cent, Karur- 46.23 per cent, Krishnagiri-39.78 per cent, Madurai-35.79 per cent, Mayiladuthurai-40.50 per cent.
Apr 19, 2024 14:31 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Actor Vijay Casts Vote In Chennai

Actor and Tamilaga Vettri Kazhagam president Vijay cast his vote at a polling booth in Neelankarai, Chennai today.
Apr 19, 2024 14:25 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: What Actor Suriya Said After Casting Vote

After casting his vote, Suriya Sivakumar said, "Everyone should participate and know about their candidates. People should know their candidates well before they come and cast their votes."
Apr 19, 2024 14:15 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Tamil Nadu Weather Update As State Votes Today

Speaking on the weather conditions in the state, Senior scientist IMD Delhi, Naresh Kumar says, "Tamil Nadu is having more than normal temperature and some isolated places in the state can see heatwave conditions... In Bihar also the temperature is above normal and has reached 40 degrees but no heatwave. In Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the temperature is normal. Rainfall activities are mainly going on in North-East states and we have given a warning for heavy rainfall in Tripura. In Delhi, the temperature is normal and no heatwave due to western disturbances..."
Apr 19, 2024 13:59 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: MDMK General Secretary Vaiko Casts Vote At Polling Booth In Tenkasi

Apr 19, 2024 13:50 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Poll boycott at Dharmapuri Constituency

In Jyothihalli village, 1427 voters in the Dharmapuri Parliamentary constituency boycotted the polls due to a 40-year-old demand for a railway bridge to be built across the Bengaluru-Salem railway line that runs past the vicinity. This means ambulances, school vans, and other important stuff have to take a longer route, about 10 kilometres extra, just to get across, a voter said.
Apr 19, 2024 13:43 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 39.43 Percent Voter Turnout Till 1 PM

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the approximate voter turnout till 1 PM for phase 1 of polling in Tamil Nadu was 39.43 percent. The polling exercise that began at 7 AM on Friday amid tight security arrangements is going on at a quick pace in most of the 39 constituencies spread across the state.
Apr 19, 2024 13:29 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Key Candidates in Nilgiris Lok Sabha Constituency

In the Lok Sabha elections, the Nilgiris constituency will witness a triangular fight between incumbent MP A Raja of the DMK, AIADMK's Logesh Tamil Selvan and Union minister L Murugan, who belongs to the BJP. Nilgiris has a history of varied political support, with the Congress winning seven times, DMK thrice, and both AIADMK and BJP securing victory twice. In the 2019 elections, A Raja won the seat, defeating his AIADMK opponent Thiyagarajan by a significant margin of over 2 lakh votes.
Apr 19, 2024 13:10 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Actor Suriya Sivakumar Casts Vote At Polling Booth in Chennai

Actor Suriya Sivakumar casts his note at polling booth in Chennai. After casting his vote, Actor Suriya Sivakumar said, "Everyone should participate and know about their candidates. People should know their candidates well before they come and cast their votes."
Apr 19, 2024 13:06 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Another Voter Dead at Polling Booth

Another person passed away while voting in Salem Lok Sabha constituency. According to police officers, he fell unconscious right inside the polling booth. "We rushed him to the Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital," said a police officer from Salem city. The doctors there confirmed his death, stating it was due to a heart attack.
Apr 19, 2024 12:48 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Actor And Tamilaga Vettri Kazhagam President Vijay Casts Vote In Chennai

Apr 19, 2024 12:45 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 77-Year-Old Woman Passes Away at Polling Booth In Salem

In Thammampatty, Salem district, a 77-year-old lady named R Chinnaponnu sadly passed away while she was at the polling booth. This booth is part of the Kallakurichi constituency. Doctors from the local hospital confirmed that she had a heart attack.
Apr 19, 2024 12:29 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Candidates in Chennai Central Lok Sabha Constituency

In Chennai Central, the major competition is between two main parties, the DMK and the BJP. This Lok Sabha seat with six assembly constituencies will witness a direct BJP vs DMK electoral contest. Former Union minister and incumbent DMK MP is contesting the election against BJP's Vinoj P Selvam. Maran had won from this constituency in 2004 and 2009 as well. He served as the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology in 2004.
Apr 19, 2024 12:09 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Comedian & Actor Yogi Babu casts his vote at a polling booth in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Comedian and Actor Yogi Babu casted his vote at a polling booth in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Apr 19, 2024 11:59 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Governor RN Ravi Along With His Wife Cast Their Vote

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and his wife Lakshmi casted their vote at a polling booth in Chennai. "This is the festival of democracy...I am immensely happy and proud to have participated in it. This mark (inked finger) is the most beautiful insignia of a citizen. I would urge all citizens, especially the first-time voters, to take part in this festival with full enthusiasm," RN Ravi said.
Apr 19, 2024 12:46 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 23.72 Percent Voter Turnout Till 11 am

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the approximate voter turnout till 11 am for phase 1 of polling in Tamil Nadu was 23.72 percent. The polling exercise that began at 7 AM on Friday amid tight security arrangements is going on in a quick pace in most of the 39 constituencies spread across the state.
Apr 19, 2024 11:41 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Residents Of Kadavarahalli Village Boycott Lok Sabha Elections

Residents of Kadavarahalli village in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, took a stand during the Lok Sabha elections. They chose not to participate in the voting process on Friday morning. By 9 am, no one had shown up at the polling booth in Kadavarahalli village. Officials from the election commission arrived in the village and engaged in discussions with the locals at the time of this report. P. Samykannu, a resident, said that they made a collective decision to boycott the elections, said a report.
Apr 19, 2024 11:26 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Chennai Central Recorded Lowest Voter Turnout Of 8.59 Percent

Satyabrata Sahoo, Chief Electoral Officer in Tamil Nadu, shared that in the Chennai Central area, fewer people showed up to vote because some of the voting machines were late getting set up. He said that Chennai Central had the lowest turnout at 8.59 percent. Sahoo explained that there were delays at 4-5 spots because of technical problems with the voting machines, but they fixed them all.
Apr 19, 2024 11:20 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Udhayanidhi Stalin Along With Wife Casts Vote

Son of M. K. Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and the grandson of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Udhayanidhi Stalin along with his wife casted his vote at a polling booth in Chennai. "The mood of the voters of Tamil Nadu is that the DMK and INDIA alliance will sweep the elections," says Udhayanidhi Stalin after casting his vote.
Apr 19, 2024 10:51 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Candidates in Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency

K. Annamalai, the BJP leader in Tamil Nadu, is in the race for the Lok Sabha seat here. He is up against DMK's Ganapathy P. Rajkumar and AIADMK's Singai Ramachandran. Annamalai, who left his job as an IPS officer to enter politics, promises big things for Coimbatore in his manifesto. He plans to bring the Indian Institute of Management and set up offices for the National Investigation Agency and the Narcotics Control Bureau right in Coimbatore city.
Apr 19, 2024 10:26 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: MNM Leader Kamal Haasan Casts Votes in Chennai

Kamal Haasan, the actor and leader of MNM, cast his vote today at a polling booth in Koyambedu, Chennai. Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) has decided not to run in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Instead, the party has chosen to support and campaign for DMK.
Apr 19, 2024 11:43 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 9.09 Percent Voter Turnout Till 9 am

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the approximate voter turnout till 9 am for phase 1 of polling in Tamil Nadu was 9.09 percent. The polling exercise that began at 7 AM on Friday amid tight security arrangements is going on in a quick pace in most of the 39 constituencies spread across the state.
Apr 19, 2024 09:48 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Casts His Vote

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Casts His Vote
Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev casts his vote in Coimbatore, during the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024.
Apr 19, 2024 09:10 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: What Kanimozh Said On BJP's Limited Impact in TN Elections

Kanimozhi, DMK leader, says that in Tamil Nadu, the BJP will not even secure second place in the upcoming elections. She believes the main competition will be between DMK and AIADMK. According to her, the BJP does not have much support in Tamil Nadu. “The fight is clearly between DMK and AIADMK. BJP does not find space here...In Tamil Nadu, INDIA alliance will get 39 seats and 1 seat in Puducherry..." she added.
Apr 19, 2024 08:51 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: CM And DMK Chief MK Stalin Arrives Casts Vote At Polling Booth

Tamil Nadu CM and DMK chief MK Stalin casts his vote at a polling booth in Chennai, in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.
Apr 19, 2024 08:38 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Voting Was Stopped for 45 Minutes At Pochampalli Polling Station

The voting process was stopped for 45 minutes when an electronic voting machine (EVM) at the Pochampalli polling station in the Krishnagiri constituency malfunctioned.
Apr 19, 2024 08:32 IST

<b>Tamil Nadu Election 2024 LIVE: Sriperumbudur Constituency Key Candidates</b>

Sriperumbudur Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu is one of the 39 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the state. The polling in Tamil Nadu for 39 seats began on Friday 7 AM. The counting of results will take place on June 4. Sriperumbudur Constituency Key Candidates
Apr 19, 2024 08:33 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024 Live: K Annamalai, BJP Candidate From Coimbatore Constituency Casts Vote

Tamil Nadu BJP chief and party's candidate from Coimbatore constituency, K Annamalai casts his vote at a polling booth in Uthupatti, Karur. He faces DMK's Ganapathy P. DMK has fielded its party leader Ganapathy P Rajkumar from Coimbatore seat and AIADMK has fielded Singai Ramachandran.
Apr 19, 2024 08:08 IST

Tamil Nadu Election 2024: Former Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami Casts Vote In Salem

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday casts his vote at a polling booth in Salem. Polling in Tamil Nadu for all 39 of its parliamentary constituencies began today in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls. While the DMK-led alliance is hopeful of repeating its 2019 performance in the state, the BJP has put all its effort into the polls and has held a hectic campaign after stitching an alliance.
Apr 19, 2024 07:49 IST

Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Election 2024: TN Minister and DMK Leader KN Nehru Casts His Vote

Tamil Nadu Minister and DMK leader KN Nehru casts his vote for the first phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 in Thillai Nagar, Tiruchirappalli.
Apr 19, 2024 08:34 IST

Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections Live: BJP Candidate, Tamilisai Soundararajan, Casts Vote

Tamilisai Soundararajan, the BJP candidate for the Chennai South Lok Sabha seat, has arrived at a polling booth to cast her vote.
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