The first phase of the Lok Sabha elections for 91 Parliamentary constituencies in 18 states and two union territories concluded largely peacefully on Thursday, barring a few incidents.
Jammu and Kashmir, the overall poll percentage was 46.17 till 3 PM in two Lok Sabha seats of Baramulla and Jammu in the first phase of the general elections.
Meanwhile, the people also simultaneously voted to 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly, 32-seat Sikkim Assembly, 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly and for 28 of 147 Assembly seats in Odisha.
In Sikkim, simultaneous elections for 32 seats of the State Assembly and the lone Lok Sabha seat registered over 60 percent voting till 3 pm.
In Nagaland, 83 percent voting was reported for Assembly bye-election and 73 percent for lone Lok Sabha seat till 4 pm.
A voter turnout of 44 percent was recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands till 3 p.m. while it was around 70 percent in West Bengal.
A total of 60 percent electorate cast its votes in Telangana till 5 PM while in Odisha, the average poll percentage was 52 till 4 pm.
Maharashtra registered 46.13 per cent and Andhra Pradesh 54 per cent voting till the same period.