United colours of India come out to vote in phase 1 of Lok Sabha polls

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections concluded in 10 states on Thursday with 6.87 crore women voters and over 14 lakh differently-abled voters. Here is taking a look at some of the remarkable colours of the first day of polling.

Sikkim

Sikkim recorded a polling percentage of 62 per cent in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.

The picture shows 107 years old Sumitra Rai, the oldest voter of Sikkim, at a polling station.

Sumitra gets her finger inked after casting vote for Lok Sabha election in South Sikkim on April 11, 2019.
 

 

 

(Photograph:IANS)

West bengal

West Bengal recorded a polling percentage of 82 per cent in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

The picture shows a woman whose finger is ink-stained after voting at a polling centre during the first phase of general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal

(Photograph:Reuters)

Meghalaya

Meghalaya recorded polling of 55 per cent in the first phase of General elections.

The picture above shows a woman with her finger marked with indelible ink and carrying her voter ID card, after casting her vote during the first phase of general elections, in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya, Thursday, April 11, 2019.

(Photograph:PTI)

Siachen

Army soldiers queue up to cast their votes for the Lok Sabha elections as Service voters in Siachen on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

(Photograph:PTI)

Mizoram

Mizoram recorded polling of 61.29 per cent in the first phase of General elections 2019.

The picture shows a woman belonging to the Reang Bru tribe with her voter ID card near a polling station, before casting her vote during the first phase of general elections, at Mamit district of Mizoram, Thursday, April 11, 2019.

(Photograph:PTI)