Bihar, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh were among the states which saw elections on Tuesday.
Voting was held in 38 of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.
Counting for all the seven phases of voting will be taken up on 23 May.
Four states will also vote for the assembly in addition to the Lok Sabha.
He was honoured with the Bharat Ratna in 1991.
The Election Commission of India is expected to announce the poll schedule soon.
He stressed on providing free and compulsory education for all under 14.
The government dreams to become a $10 trillion economy in the next decade.
The Budget was a roadmap for the country’s development, Piyush Goyal said.
India is both the largest and most diverse democracy, President Kovind pointed out.