Added on : 2019-03-10 18:31:40
The national election will be held will be held in seven phases from 11 April and the results will be announced on May 23, the Election Commission announced on Sunday. Voting will be held across India. Polls to be held in 7 phases
The first phase of polling to be held on April 11, it includes 91 constituencies in 20 states
The second phase of polling to be held on April 19, it includes 97 constituencies in 13 states
The third phase of polling to be held on April 23, includes 115 constituencies in 14 states
The fourth phase of polling to be held on April 29, includes 71 constituencies in 9 states
The fifth phase of polling to be held on May 6, it includes 51 constituencies in 7 states
The sixth phase of polling to be held on May 12, it includes 59 constituencies in 7 states
The seventh phase of polling to be held on May 19, it includes 59 constituencies in 8 states
The states of Bihar, UP and West Bengal will go to polls in seven phases. Jammu and Kashmir will have five phases of polling. Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra will have voting in four phases, while Assam and Chhattisgarh will have three phases. Karnataka, Manipur, Rajasthan and Tripura will have two phases of voting. All the remaining states will vote in a single phase including Gujarat.
The Lok Sabha election results will be announced on 23 May, with the polling happening in seven phases, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Sunday, 10 March. Total electorate in the Lok Sabha elections will be 900 million of which 15 million voters are in the 18-19 age group. There will be approximately 10 lakh polling stations in the Lok Sabha Elections as compared to 9 lakh polling station in 2014. 17.4 lakh VVPAT to be used in the elections. The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into effect from today itself in the entire country. Any violation will be dealt with in the strictest manner. 1950 is the voter helpline number to check your name and election-related information. In order to curb noise pollution, usage of a loudspeaker is prohibited between 10 pm to 6 am. Candidates will be required to furnish details of their social media accounts. All critical events shall be video graphed. and VVPATs will be used with EVMs at all polling stations.
The term of the Lok Sabha ends on June 3.