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W :353
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W :92
NDA :353
UPA : 92
LOK SABHA ELECTION RESULTS 2019
Total Constituencies
543
Voter Turnout
67.11%
NDA : 353
2014 : 354 Seats
BJP
303
+
SS
18
+
Other
32
UPA : 92
2014 : 66 Seats
INC
52
+
DMK
23
+
Other
17
OTH : 97
2014 : 107 Seats
TMC
22
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YSRCP
22
+
Other
53
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Why the urban vote matters in general elections 2019: Here's what experts have to say

Updated : April 10, 2019 08:27 PM IST

For the longest time, political parties in the country have discounted the urban voter might in elections. Parties have ignored cities that generated the highest revenues and focussed on rural India, which has more seats in Lok Sabha.

However, after India's urbanisation process accelerated, cities vote matter, especially in closely fought elections. The turnout of the urban voter has also improved commendably, between 2009 general elections when only 53 percent of urban voters turned out to 62 percent in 2014 general elections.

CNBC-TV18's Manisha Natarajan spoke to experts about two NCR cities namely Ghaziabad and Noida, which go to poll on April 11, and discussed what's top on the agenda for citizens and will the political candidates deliver on their expectations.
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