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Google Doodle honors the Lok Sabha Elections’ fifth phase in 2024

Google released a unique Doodle on Monday to commemorate the fifth round of voting in the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections, which is now taking place in India. The Doodle replaced Google’s distinctive logo on its site with an inked elevated index finger, which is a widely known sign of voting in India.

Users are routed to search results offering the most recent information on India’s 18th general elections when clicking the Doodle.This action promotes voter engagement and emphasizes the importance of the election process.

As part of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, voting will take place in 49 seats spread across eight states and union territories in the fifth phase. These include Odisha (5), Bihar (5), Maharashtra (13), West Bengal (7), Ladakh (1), Jammu and Kashmir (1), Jharkhand (3 constituencies), and Uttar Pradesh (14). In this round, 695 contenders will face decisions made by more than 89.5 million eligible voters.

Rahul Gandhi, the head of the Congress, and Union Ministers Smriti Irani (Amethi, Uttar Pradesh), Rajnath Singh (Lucknow), and Piyush Goyal (Mumbai North) are among the prominent candidates running in this round. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Chirag Paswan, Omar Abdullah, the leader of the National Conference, Shrikant Shinde of the Shiv Sena, and Rohini Acharya, the daughter of RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav, are a few more prominent individuals.

Google Doodles: A Celebration of Events and Culture
Google Doodles are brief changes made to the Google logo to commemorate occasions, milestones, noteworthy people, and holidays. These imaginative alterations draw attention to regional and worldwide themes, raising awareness of important historical and cultural events.

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