Maharashtra Election 2019 Live Updates: Maha Election 2019: Former President Prathibha Patil drafts her vote in Pune

Mumbai: Preparation underway at booth number 244-250

Mumbai: Preparation underway at booth number 244-250 ahead of polling for the Malabar Hill assembly constituency. Mangal Prabhat Lodha for BJP and Heera Devasi for Congress are contesting from this constituency.

Voting begins for Maharashtra & Haryana Assembly Elections

Voting begins for Maharashtra & Haryana Assembly Elections. Polling is underway for 288 constituencies in Maharashtra & 90 constituencies in Haryana.

PM Narendra Modi urges people to turnout in record numbers

PM Modi: Elections are taking place for Haryana & Maharashtra assemblies. There are also by-polls taking place in various parts of India. I urge voters in these states & seats to turnout in record numbers & enrich the festival of democracy. I hope youngsters vote in large numbers.

Voter casts his vote at booth number 244-250 for the Malabar Hill assembly constituency

Mumbai: A voter casts his vote at booth number 244-250 for the Malabar Hill assembly constituency. Mangal Prabhat Lodha for BJP and Heera Devasi for Congress are contesting from this constituency.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts vote

Mohan Bhagwat, RSS Sarsanghchalak after casting his vote for the Nagpur Central constituency.

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro casts vote

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro after casting his vote for the Worli Assembly constituency.

Ajit Pawar casts vote in Baramati

Maharashtra: Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader and candidate from Baramati, Ajit Pawar after casting his vote, he is contesting against BJP's Gopichand Padalkar.

Actress Shubha Khote casts her vote for Andheri West constituency

Mumbai: Actress Shubha Khote after casting her vote for the Andheri West constituency.

Confident that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will win around 225 seats, says Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal in Mumbai: I am confident that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will win around 225 seats, opposition has lost all credibility and is nowhere in the contest. People are with Modi ji and Fadnavis ji.

Nitin Gadkari and wife Kanchan cast their vote in Nagpur

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and wife Kanchan, after casting their vote in Nagpur.

Supriya Sule casts her vote in Baramati

Maharashtra: Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader Supriya Sule after casting her vote in Baramati. Her cousin and NCP leader Ajit Pawar is contesting against BJP's Gopichand Padalkar from the constituency.

Praful Patel and his wife Varsha cast their votes in Gondia assembly constituency

Senior Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) leader Praful Patel & his wife Varsha cast their votes at a polling booth in Gondia assembly constituency. Gopal Agarwal from BJP & Amar Varade from Congress are contesting from this constituency.

BJP MP Ravi Kishan, Actress Padmini Kolhapure cast their votes in Mumbai

Actor & BJP MP from Gorakhpur (UP) Ravi Kishan & actress Padmini Kolhapure cast their votes at polling booths in Mumbai's Goregaon & Andheri (West) constituency, respectively.

Specially abled voters being brought to polling booths on wheelchair compatible vehicles by EC

Sewri(Mumbai): Specially abled voters being brought to polling booths on wheelchair compatible vehicles by Election Commission.

Sewri(Mumbai): Specially abled voters being brought to polling booths on wheelchair compatible vehicles by Election Commission.

5% voter turn out recorded in Mumbai's 10 assembly constituencies till 9 am

5% polling till 9 am in Mumbai city district's 10 assembly constituencies.

Sushilkumar Shinde and his family cast their votes in Solapur

Former Home Minister and Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde with wife Ujwala and daughter Praniti Shinde cast their votes at a polling booth in Solapur. Praniti Shinde is contesting elections as Congress candidate from Solapur Central.

Voter turnout in Maharashtra is 5.46% till 9 am

Voter turnout is 8.73% & 5.46% till 9 am in Haryana & Maharashtra, respectively.

Actor Aamir Khan arrives to cast his vote, says 'I appeal to all citizens to vote in large numbers'

Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan arrives to cast his vote at a polling booth in Bandra(West), says 'I appeal to all citizens of Maharashtra to come out and vote in large numbers'.

Former tennis player Mahesh Bhupati, wife Lara Dutta cast their vote in Bandra

Mumbai: Former tennis player Mahesh Bhupati, wife and actor Lara Dutta after casting their vote at a polling booth in Bandra(West).

Power cut at polling booth in Pune's Shivaji Nagar

Power cut at a polling booth in Pune's Shivaji Nagar; voting underway.

Madhuri Dixit casts her vote in Bandra

Mumbai: Actor Madhuri Dixit leaves after casting her vote at a polling booth in Bandra(West)

Ritesh Deshmukh, Genelia D'Souza cast their votes in Latur

Ritesh Deshmukh, his wife Genelia D'Souza & family cast their votes at a polling booth in Latur. His brothers Amit Deshmukh & Dhiraj Deshmukh are contesting polls as Congress candidates from Latur city & Latur rural constituencies, respectively.

CM Devendra Fadnavis, wife Amruta cast their vote in Nagpur

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, wife Amruta & mother Sarita after casting their vote, at a polling booth in Nagpur.

Voter turnout in Maharashtra is 5.77% till 10 am

Voter turnout is 8.92% & 5.77% till 10 am in Haryana & Maharashtra, respectively.

Prem Chopra, Gulzar cast their votes in Bandra

Mumbai: Veteran actor Prem Chopra and Director-lyricist Gulzar leave after casting their votes at a polling booth in Bandra(West).

Uddhav Thackeray, wife Rashmi and sons Aditya, Tejas cast their vote in Bandra

Mumbai: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, wife Rashmi and sons Aditya and Tejas, after casting their vote in Bandra(East). Aditya Thackeray is a candidate from Worli constituency.

Sachin Tendulkar, wife Anjali and son Arjun cast their vote in Bandra

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar, wife Anjali and their son Arjun after casting their vote at a polling booth in Bandra (West).

Actor Govinda, wife Sunita cast their vote in Andheri

Actor Govinda & wife Sunita cast their vote at a polling booth in Andheri (West).

Union Minister Smriti Irani casts her vote in Mumbai

Union Minister Smriti Irani after casting her vote: Today's hero is Khanna ji (man standing next to her),he had served in Army. He is 93 & came out to vote. It is an inspiration,request people to come out and vote,if at 93 he can vote,who is stopping you?

BJP MP Hema Malini casts her vote in Andheri

Actor and BJP MP Hema Malini casts her vote at a polling booth in Mumbai's Andheri (West).

I request everyone to come out and vote in large numbers, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar after casting his vote in Mumbai: I request everyone to come out and vote in large numbers, this is a celebration of democracy.

17.5% voter turnout till 12 noon in Maharashtra

Maharashtra has recorded a moderate average of around 17.5 per cent turnout till 12 am, for the assembly elections to the 288 Assembly seats on Monday.

Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan cast their vote in Andheri

Mumbai: Actors Anil Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan, leave after casting their vote at a polling booth in Andheri (West).

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cast their vote in Mumbai

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar after casting their vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

Deepika Padukone casts her vote in Bandra

Deepika Padukone after casting her vote at a polling booth in Bandra (West), Mumbai.

EVM of booth no.62 at Worli got replaced due to some issues

Sushma Satpute, Election Commission officer at Worli: There was some issue in an electronic voting machine (EVM) at polling booth number 62 of Worli Assembly constituency but the machine has been replaced and voting is going on.

30.89% of voting across 288 Assembly Constituencies in Maharashtra till 1 pm

The polling percentage across 288 Assembly Constituencies in Maharashtra is 30.89% till 1 pm.

Shah Rukh Khan along with his wife casts their votes in Bandra

Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri cast their votes at polling booth no 177 in Bandra West, Mumbai.

Ex CM of Maharashtra Ashok Chavan also drafts his vote in Nanded

Ashok Chavan along with his family casts vote in Nanded, following to which he posted a photo and tweeted,"At Nanded today, I participated in the Festival of Democracy by claiming a co-op vote."

Pankaja Munde casts her vote in Nathara

Pankaja Munde cast her vote following to which she tweets,"Sahakutumba(along with entire family) voted at the Zilla Parishad school polling station in Nathra. All civilized, well-educated and sensitive voters, I sincerely urge you to vote out of the house for strong democracy."

Bachchan family casts their vote in Juhu

Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan leave after casting their vote at a polling booth in Juhu, Mumbai.

#MaharashtraAssemblyElections: 35% poll percentage recorded in Mumbai City district till 3 pm

Total 35% of polling percentage is recorded in Mumbai till 3 p.m.

BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol cast his vote at a polling booth in Juhu, Mumbai

Actor turned politician BJP MP Sunny Deol cast his vote in Juhu

102-year-old man cast vote in Lohegaon,Pune

Pune: Haji Ibrahim Aleem Joad, a 102-year-old man cast vote along with his family at a polling booth in Lohegaon, says," I was admitted to hospital for 4 days but today I'm here to cast my vote. I urge everyone to come forward & vote."

43.78% poll percentage recorded till 3 pm in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: 43.78% voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in Maharashtra.

CM Fadnavis urges everyone to vote, still few hours to go!

CM Devendra Fadnavis tweets,"I urge everyone to get out and vote , we still have few hours to go ! It’s now or never in next 5 years. Here are visuals from our morning voting visit."

Salman Khan drafts his vote in Bandra

Salman Khan cast vote at a polling vote in Bandra (West), Mumbai.

Arjun Kapoor posts photo on twitter encourages fans to vote

Arjun Kapoor after drafting his vote tweets,"Don’t be a fool, be cool & get your finger marked...Each vote counts..."

Former President Prathibha Patil drafts her vote in Pune

Maharashtra: Former President Pratibha Patil cast her vote at NCL School in Pune