24 Apr : The low voter turnout in Maharashtra in the first two phases is worrying poll managers of all parties. Campaigning has been stepped up to avoid another poor show. Samajwadi Party’s General Secretary, Mr. Amar Singh addressing an election meeting in Mumbai said, his party will support NCP Chief, Mr. Sharad Pawar to the post of Prime Minister. BJP leader,
Mr. Yashwant Sinha talking to reporters in Mumbai said inflation is the biggest issue in the Lok Sabha elections. With the rural areas registering a low turnout in the first two phases, poll managers are now hoping that Mumbai and Thane will post a better performance in the third phase.