Guwahati, (Assam), Apr. 24: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife cast their votes at the Dispur Government Higher Secondary School polling booth in Guwahati constituency here on Thursday, and said the BJP wave was a creation of the media.
“Congress is not losing ground. Everything will be clear once the results are out. The Modi wave is a creation of the media. I do not think that the country as a whole has witnessed any such wave,” said Singh.
Polling is underway for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting is taking place for 117 constituencies spread over 11 states and one union territory.
These are – all 39 seats in Tamil Nadu, 19 in Maharashtra, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, 7 each in Bihar and Chhattisgarh, 6 each in Assam and West Bengal, 5 in Rajasthan, 4 in Jharkhand and one each in Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Puducherry.
Voting commenced amid tight security at 7 a.m., and will end at 6 p.m. In Naxal-hit areas and Jammu and Kashmir, it is expected to end earlier. (ANI)