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Lok Sabha Election 2024: What is the reason for low vote percentage?

Lok Sabha Election 2024: The pageant of democracy is occurring within the nation. This time the Lok Sabha elections are being carried out in seven phases, out of which two phases of voting have already taken place. Preparations for the remaining 5 phases of voting are ongoing. The third part of voting is to be held on May 7. In the meantime, the low voting share within the first two phases of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar has raised issues. Opinions of political analysts have come ahead on this. They’re blaming various factors for the decline in voting share. Nonetheless, most of these analysts are citing the state's giant inhabitants of migrants as a significant factor that has adversely affected voter turnout at polling stations.

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Sudhanshu Kumar, Affiliate Professor of Bihar Institute of Public Finance and Coverage, has reacted to the decline in voting share. He mentioned that low voting share is a matter of concern. There’s a must concentrate on figuring out voter participation, however some folks might not like ready in queues to solid their votes. He mentioned that for some folks, working as a day's labor is healthier than spending time within the election course of. That is the explanation why they’re at all times seen avoiding exercising their franchise. It’s price noting that migration of individuals for livelihood typically ends in a decline within the variety of male voters at residence, particularly amongst these of working age.

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Sudhanshu Kumar mentioned that two potentialities are seen from this case which has affected the voting share and social engagement. Both the lady of the home takes the duty of taking selections, or else the household unit is proscribed to assembly solely its day by day wants. If we have a look at the previous couple of elections, as a consequence of ladies empowerment, the voting share of ladies has been greater than that of males in lots of elements of Bihar. Girls popping out of their houses on this method to vote serves to replicate the extra necessary position of ladies in social actions in these areas. Even when there isn’t any male head of the family… Nonetheless, in lots of locations the explanation for low voting of males, particularly younger voters, could also be as a consequence of lack of social connection. He mentioned that the voting share might be improved by making ladies voters extra conscious.

Lok sabha election 2024/ file picture What share of voting during which seat of Bihar within the second part?

Voting happened on 5 seats within the second part in Bihar final Friday. On this, a complete of 59.45 p.c voters exercised their franchise. Know the place and what number of voting happened

63.76 p.c voting in Katihar, 63.08 p.c voting in Purnia Lok Sabha seat, 62.84 p.c voting in Kishanganj Lok Sabha seat, 54.48 p.c voting in Banka and the least 53.5 p.c voting in Bhagalpur Lok Sabha seat.

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